Table 1

Characteristics of the 17 unique patients*

DemographicsPatient (n=17)
Age (years), mean (SD)68.4 (11.6)
Women, n (%)8 (47)
Ethnicity, n (%)
 Caucasian10 (59)
 Other7 (41)
Comorbidities n, (%)
 Chronic kidney disease5 (29)
 Diabetes9 (53)
 Congestive heart failure5 (29)
 Coronary artery disease5 (29)
 Cancer2 (12)
Characteristics of index hospitalisation, n (%)
 Renal replacement therapy2 (12)
 Intensive care unit10 (59)
 Sepsis4 (24)
 Surgical procedure10 (59)
 Nephrotoxin2 (12)
Length of stay (days), median (25th, 75th percentile)15 (11–32)
  • *17 unique patients (12 patient-only interviews, two caregiver-only interviews and three patient–caregiver pairs).