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Mobile app rapidly alerts clinicians of acute kidney injury


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A mobile phone app sends lab results that detect acute kidney injury(AKI) straight to clinicians.

Rising serum creatinine levels indicate deteriorating kidney function that can lead to AKI.

Streams alerting system developed by Google's Deepmind sends these lab results straight to clinicians.

Sends the positive results in an average of 14 minutes cutting off hours that take the report to reach the clinicians.

Significantly improved recognition of acute kidney injury in a rapid manner.

Trial at London's Royal Free Hospital, published in the journal Nature Digital Medicine.

Lab results to the right doctors at the right time can improve patient's outcome

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Nature Digital Medicine

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Royal Free Hospital

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Sally Hamour

Consultant nephrologist at Royal Free Hospital.