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Risk for acute kidney injury in primary health care.

Risk for acute kidney injury in primary health care. Rev Bras Enferm. 2018 Jan-Feb;71(1):20-25 Authors: Rigonatto MCL, Magro MCDS Abstract OBJECTIVE: To identify hypertensive and diabetic patients at risk for developing acute kidney injury in the primary health care setting. METHOD: Observational, longitudinal, prospective study. Sample of 56 diabetic and hypertensive individuals. A semi-structured questionnaire was adopted for data collection. For the description of results, were calculated dispersion measures and the Spearman test was used for statistical analysis. The result was considered significant when p
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