Epidemiology and outcomes in community-acquired versus hospital-acquired AKI.

@article{Wonnacott2014EpidemiologyAO,
  title={Epidemiology and outcomes in community-acquired versus hospital-acquired AKI.},
  author={Alexa Wonnacott and Soma Meran and Bethan Amphlett and Bnar Talabani and Aled O Phillips},
  journal={Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN},
  year={2014},
  volume={9 6},
  pages={1007-14}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Compared with AKI in hospitalized patients, little is known about patients sustaining AKI in the community and how this differs from AKI in hospital. This study compared epidemiology, risk factors, and short- and long-term outcomes for patients with community-acquired (CA) and hospital-acquired (HA) AKI. DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS, & MEASUREMENTS A total of 15,976 patients admitted to two district general hospitals between July 11, 2011, and January 15, 2012 were… CONTINUE READING