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Table 2 Length of stay, duration of treatment, complications, and mortality

From: Effect of an analgo-sedation protocol for neurointensive patients: a two-phase interventional non-randomized pilot study

  Observational period
(n = 106)
Intervention period
(n = 109)
P Value
Hospital stay, n (mean days) SD 12 (1 to 34) 7.9 12 (2 to 42) 8.8 .861
NICU stay, n (mean days) SD 9 (1 to 28) 6.6 9 (1 to 33) 7.1 .526
Mechanical ventilation, mean days (range) SD 6 (1 to 24) 5.3 7 (1 to 25) 6.2 .346
Sedation, mean days (range) SD 5 (1 to 19) 3.9 5 (1 to 18) 4.0 .575
Unplanned extubation, n (%) 7 (1%) 8 (3%)  
NICU mortality, n (%) 32 (30%) 25 (24%) .353
  1. Length of stay and duration of treatment (t-test) and unplanned extubation (Chi-Square test).