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Table 3 Duration of mechanical ventilation, length of stay in ICU/hospital (LOS) in patients with co‐existing cardiovascular disease in critical care blood transfusion threshold trials

From: Anemia and blood transfusion in the critically ill patient with cardiovascular disease

Author, year Population ICU LOS Hospital LOS
Hebert, 1999 [9] General ICU R: 9.3 (9.7)
L: 10.4 (10.3)
R: 28.8 (19.5)
L: 30.6 (18.8)
Walsh, 2013 [14] Older, mechanically ventilated R: 36.5 (26.7)
L: 53.3 (40.1)
R: 25.6 (18.1)
L: 36.3 (28.3)
  1. R restrictive, L liberal