Assessment Description

Answer both of the following questions. Support your answer with two or three peer-reviewed resources.

  1. Differentiate acute renal insufficiency versus acute kidney injury (AKI). Explain the diagnosis, etiology, and treatment for both. Describe the types of AKI including prerenal, intrarenal, and postrenal etiologies. Include diagnostic criteria for each etiology.
  2. Define chronic kidney disease, including stages, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Explain the indications for dialysis as well as the differences in the forms of dialysis (Intermittent hemodialysis, CRRT, peritoneal dialysis).