Table 4.

Most common always preventable hospital-acquired complications in patients with CKD

ComplicationsPatients, n (%)
Surgical site infection, including post-CABG, bariatric surgery, and orthopedic procedures2334 (39.1)
Falls and trauma, including fracture, dislocation, intracranial injury, crushing injury, other injuries1173 (19.7)
Deep-vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism642 (10.8)
Postprocedural pneumothorax564 (9.5)
Others1207 (23.8)
Total5920 (100)
  • CABG, coronary artery bypass grafting.