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Table 3 Calculated ICU and hospital costs and estimated post-hospital costs incurred for the seven patients with a Glasgow Coma Scale score below 6 points

From: Health care costs, long-term survival, and quality of life following intensive care unit admission after cardiac arrest

  Mean SD Median (interquartile range)
Daily ICU costs per patient 2,285 € 638 € 2,012 € (1,887 €/2,934 €)
Total hospital costs per patient 35,910 € 37,579 € 18,297 € (14,648 €/33,253 €)
Post-hospital costs per patient 132,565 € 59,878 € 122,945 € (91,094 €/186,888 €)
Nursing home costs per patient 654,480 € 362,880 € 534,600 € (405,000 €/988,200 €)
  1. Costs are based on a projected mean of 20 life years gained per patient (median 16.5 years [12.5/30.5]) and a cumulative survival of 141.3 years. ICU, intensive care unit; SD, standard deviation.