Table 3.

Relationship between adherence to standardized clinical assessment and management plan recommendation to start RRT and in-hospital mortality

Followed Recommendation to Start RRT?aNHospital Mortality, N (%)P Value
Adhered10243 (42)<0.01b
 Did not start RRT when not recommended5515 (27)<0.01b
 Started RRT when recommended4728 (60)<0.01b
Did not adhere6038 (63)<0.01b
 Did not start RRT when recommended5335 (66)<0.01b
 Started RRT when not recommended72 (29)<0.01b
  • a Refers to whether the nephrologist ever deviated from the recommendation to start RRT, and n=14 enrollments did not include standardized clinical assessment and management plan information related to RRT recommendation.

  • b P value refers to adhered (42%) versus did not adhere (63%).