Health, Financial Impact of Acute Kidney Injury Similar With or Without Sjögren’s

Health, Financial Impact of Acute Kidney Injury Similar With or Without Sjögren’s

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Health, Financial Impact of Acute Kidney Injury Similar With or Without Sjögren’s

In-hospital mortality, the length of a hospital stay, and hospitalization charges for people with acute kidney injury and Sjögren’s syndrome are no different from those without Sjögren’s, a large-scale database analysis found.  An interesting finding of the analysis was that those with both conditions had lower rates of high blood potassium than those without Sjögren’s. Further research is needed to understand this protective mechanism. The analysis, “Prevalence, Length of Stay, and Hospitalization of Acute Kidney…

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