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BET 3: RIFLE criteria versus Acute Kidney Injury Network (AKIN) criteria for prognosis of acute renal failure


A short-cut review was performed to evaluate whether the RIFLE or AKIN score for acute renal impairment is the best way to determine prognosis. A database search identified 11 relevant publications and the study methods and results were detailed in a table. The clinical bottom line is that both score are as good as predicting death following presentation with acute renal failure.

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