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Table 2 Characteristics of acute kidney injury alerts generated in the SunRise Clinical Manager electronic medication record from the silent alert phase on 14 medical and surgical hospital units in the Calgary Zone over a 30 day observation period

From: Development and initial implementation of electronic clinical decision supports for recognition and management of hospital-acquired acute kidney injury

Alert Frequency Number (%)
Total AKI alerts 81 (100.0)
 Stage 1 AKI alerts 54 (66.7)
 Stage 2 AKI alerts 14 (17.3)
 Stage 3 AKI alerts 13 (16.0)
Active medications included in AKI alerts 36 (44.4)
 Diuretics 19 (23.4)
 Antibiotics 1 (1.2)
 ACE-I/ARB 10 (12.3)
 NSAIDs 6 (7.4)
Patient location where AKI alert generated
 Medical unit 66 (81.5)
 Surgical unit 15 (18.5)
  1. AKI acute kidney injury, ACE-I angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors, ARB angiotensin receptor blockers, NSAID non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs