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Table 2 Time used for open abdomen dressing changes in the intensive care unit (ICU) and operating room (OR)

From: Bedside dressing changes for open abdomen in the intensive care unit is safe and time and staff efficient

  ICU n = 165 OR n = 278 Time difference p
Preoperative time (min) 26.4 (24.4–28.3) 45.1 (43.1–47.0) 18.7 (15.7–21.7) <0.0001a
Surgical time (min) 29.8 (27.9–31.7) 35.2 (33.2–37.2) 5.5 (2.5–8.5) <0.0001a
Postoperative time (min) 7.2 (6.6–7.8) 17.9 (16.5–19.3) 10.7 (9.2–12.2) <0.0001a
OR/sum time (min) 63.4 (60.4–66.4) 98.2 (94.6–101.8) 33.8 (27.0–40.6) <0.0001a
Anesthesia time (min) NA 115.5 (111.0–120.0) NA NA
  1. Values in minutes with mean and 95 % confidence interval.
  2. NA not applicable
  3. aStudent’s t test