Challenges of paediatric acute kidney injury in low-income and middle-income countries

Acute kidney injury (AKI) is an increasingly significant yet underdiagnosed problem in paediatric care, with potential long-term risks of chronic kidney disease in adulthood. In too many low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs), AKI is a death sentence, with scarcities of resources and trained personnel precluding provision of effective care. Efforts to address this inequity will require worldwide determination and effort.

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