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Table 1

From: Prescription of cardioprotective drugs after acute kidney injury

   Patients on cardioprotective drugs pre admission
CKD stage at hospital discharge as per eGFR Number of patients with severe AKI who survived to hospital discharge Number of patients Mean baseline eGFR pre-hospitalisation (when available) Mean eGFR at hospital discharge Number of patients in whom cardioprotective drugs were discontinued and not restarted after hospital discharge Appropriate documentation in hospital discharge letter regarding AKI and drug discontinuation (% of relevant patients)
V 3 (2.3%) 2 >60 (2 pts) 12 2 (100%) 2 (100%)
IV 18 (13.8%) 14 38.9 (9 pts) 24.1 9 (64%) 5 (55.5%)
IIIb 28 (21.5%) 25 59.4 (21 pts) 39 17 (68%) 12 (71%)
IIIa 24 (18%) 15 44.1 (7 pts) 52.4 8 (53%) 3 (38%)
I or II 58 (44.6%) 32 >60 (22 pts) >60 17 (53%) 8 (47%)
Total 130 88 61 pts 88 pts 53 (60.2%) 30 (56.6%)
  1. Abbreviations: AKI = acute kidney injury; eGFR = estimated glomerular filtration rate; CKD = chronic kidney disease.