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Table 2 Time documentation after intervention

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

  Critical care
(% change)
E/M
(% change)
Procedure (% change) Zero charge Portion of patient-care time
(% change)
Unaccounted-for time
CVICU-1 49% 8% 2% 28% 87% 13%
  (1%) (3%) (0)   (33%)  
NICU-1 62% 10% 7% 8% 87% 13%
  (6%) (-3%) (1%)   (12%)  
NICU-2 43% 13% 2% 19% 77% 23%
  a a a   a  
CVICU-2 48% 8% 2% 27% 85% 15%
  (-2%) (2%) (0)   (28%)  
SICU 41% 19% 5% 24% 89% 11%
  (21%) (3%) (2%)   (50%)  
MICU-1 28% 2% 18% 40% 88% 12%
  (19%) (1%) (8%)   (68%)  
MICU-2 41% 7% 2% 20% 70% 30%
  (3%) (3%) (1%)   (27%)  
Total 47% 10% 6% 21% 84% 16%
  (7%) (1%) (2%)   (31%)  
  1. aData not available. Unaccounted-for time after the intervention represented duties not related to patient care, such as meals, conferences, and meetings. CVICU, cardiovascular ICU; MICU, medical ICU; NICU, neurosciences ICU; SICU, surgical ICU.