Renal Insufficiency Cochrane Pediatric Emergency Medicine Reviews

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Cochrane Systematic Review: Hydroxyethyl starch (HES) versus other fluid therapies: effects on kidney function


Mutter TC, Ruth CA, Dart AB

OBJECTIVES: To examine the effects of HES on kidney function compared to other fluid resuscitation therapies in different patient populations.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors for proteinuria and microalbuminuria in people with sickle cell disease


Sasongko TH, Nagalla S, Ballas SK

OBJECTIVES: To determine the effectiveness of ACE inhibitor administration in people with sickle cell disease for decreasing intraglomerular pressure, microalbuminuria and proteinuria and to to assess the safety of ACE inhibitors as pertains to their adverse effects.