The Frequency and Urgency of It All: Managing Genitourinary Emergencies in Critical Care

This presentation reviews the overall assessment and management of the adult patient with a Genitourinary emergency in Critical Care. [60 or 75 minutes]

Key Content:

  • Review: Anatomy and Physiology of the Genitourinary (GU) system
  • Recognizing Effects of Critical Illness / Injury on Renal Function 
  • Acute Kidney Injury (AKI):  Pre-Renal / Intra-Renal / Post-Renal, IV Fluid Therapy / Diuretics / Creatinine and Urea
  • Genitourinary Emergencies in Adult Critical Care: Contrast-Induced (CI) AKI, Rhabdomyolysis, Urosepsis
  • Evolving Trends and Future Research: NGAL / Cystatin C / KIM-1 and Interlukin (IL) 18