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Table 2 Percentage high-risk patients and hydration of high-risk patients in hospital admission departments

From: Guideline adherence for identification and hydration of high-risk hospital patients for contrast-induced nephropathy

Admission department Total High-risk patients Hydration high-risk patients
n n (%) n (%)a
Internal medicine 371 89 (24.0) 69 (81.2)
Urology 68 18 (26.5) 17 (94.4)
Cardiology 890 158 (17.8) 92 (63.5)
Surgery 299 59 (19.7) 42 (85.7)
Pulmonology 119 18 (15.1) 12 (80.0)
Gastroenterology 220 23 (10.5) 14 (63.6)
Day admission 261 99 (37.9) 79 (82.3)
No admission/unknown 1647 110 (6.7) 38 (36.9)
Other departmentsb 96 52 (12.3) 35 (72.9)
Total 4297 627 (14.6) 398 (68.5)
  1. aBecause in 46 high-risk patients information was missing about hydration, the number of high-risk patients used to calculate the percentage hydration differed from the number of high-risk patients in the third column.
  2. bSuch as neurology, gynecology, geriatrics, intensive care, orthopedics, radiology and oncology.