List of quality statements

List of quality statements

Statement 1 People who are at risk of acute kidney injury are made aware of the potential causes.

Statement 2 People who present with an illness with no clear acute component and 1 or more indications or risk factors for acute kidney injury are assessed for this condition.

Statement 3 People in hospital who are at risk of acute kidney injury have their serum creatinine level and urine output monitored.

Statement 4 People have a urine dipstick test performed as soon as acute kidney injury is suspected or detected.

Statement 5 People with acute kidney injury have the management of their condition discussed with a nephrologist as soon as possible, and within 24 hours of detection, if they are at risk of intrinsic renal disease or have stage 3 acute kidney injury or a renal transplant.

Statement 6 People with acute kidney injury who meet the criteria for renal replacement therapy are referred immediately to a nephrologist or critical care specialist.