Table 3.

Processes of care after hospital discharge

Process of CareAKI Follow-Up ClinicUsual CareP Valuea
Nephrology visits, mean (SD) per patient1.9 (1.4)0.4 (1.0)<0.001
Medication changes, mean (SD) per patient0.9 (1.6)0.6 (1.1)0.47
Imaging tests, mean (SD) per patient0.2 (0.7)0.1 (0.4)0.82
Referrals to other health care providers, mean (SD) per patient0.3 (0.6)0.2 (0.5)0.61
Serum creatinine test within 90 days of discharge (among survivors to 90 days), n (%)28 (85)31 (89)0.65
Urine albumin-creatinine ratio within 90 days of discharge (among survivors to 90 days), n (%)17 (52)6 (17)0.007
  • a We compared continuous outcomes with the Wilcoxon rank-sum test, and binary outcomes with the Fisher exact test.