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Table 2 Treatments received in medical and surgical intensive care units during hospitalization

From: Predictors associated with unplanned hospital readmission of medical and surgical intensive care unit survivors within 30 days of discharge

Characteristic Medical Surgical
No unplanned readmission Unplanned readmission No unplanned readmission Unplanned readmission
(n = 141,840) (n = 5583) (n = 328,086) (n = 11,142)
Vasopressor, n (%) 26,513 (18.7) 1136 (20.3) 93,209 (28.4) 3319 (29.8)
Stress ulcer prophylaxis, n (%) 107,214 (75.6) 4266 (76.4) 256,934 (78.3) 9277 (83.3)
Blood product usage
pRBC, n (%) 15,930 (11.2) 891 (16.0) 109,216 (33.3) 4937 (44.3)
 FFP, n (%) 2563 (1.8) 147 (2.6) 23,040 (7.0) 1006 (9.0)
 Platelets, n (%) 4050 (2.9) 224 (4.0) 33,954 (10.3) 1468 (13.2)
Steroid use, n (%) 5812 (4.1) 303 (5.4) 20,556 (6.3) 838 (7.5)
Anticoagulant therapy, n (%) 86,280 (60.8) 3296 (59.0) 232,864 (71.0) 8163 (73.3)
TPN, n (%) 36,037 (25.4) 1574 (28.2) 130,747 (39.9) 4998 (44.9)
Antibiotic usage, n (%) 64,532 (45.5) 2972 (53.2) 269,500 (82.1) 9399 (84.4)
RRT
 Number, n (%) 9722 (6.9) 609 (10.9) 19,073 (5.8) 998 (9.0)
 Duration, days, median (IQR) 3 (2–6) 3 (2–5) 4 (2–6) 3 (2–6)
Ventilation
Number, n (%) 27,731 (19.6) 1459 (26.1) 82,005 (25.0) 3395 (30.5)
 Duration, days, median (IQR) 4 (2–9) 4 (2–8) 2 (1–6) 2 (1–6)
Tracheostomy n (%) 2626 (1.9) 91 (1.6) 8978 (2.7) 295 (2.6)
  1. pRBC packed red blood cells, FFP fresh frozen plasma, TPN total parental nutrition, RRT renal replacement therapy, IQR interquartile range