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Table 1 Baseline time documentation

From: Patient-care time allocation by nurse practitioners and physician assistants in the intensive care unit

  Critical care E/M Procedure Patient-care time Time spent in nonbillable activities
CVICU-1 48% 4% 2% 54% 46%
NICU-1 56% 13% 6% 75% 25%
NICU-2 a a a a a
CVICU-2 50% 5% 2% 57% 43%
SICU 20% 16% 3% 39% 61%
MICU-1 9% 1% 10% 20% 80%
MICU-2 38% 4% 1% 43% 57%
Total 40% 9% 4% 53% 47%
  1. aData not available. Nonbillable activities in the baseline period represented a combination of nonbillable patient-care activities and non-patient-care activities. CVICU, cardiovascular ICU; MICU, medical ICU; NICU, neurosciences ICU; SICU, surgical ICU.