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Table 1 Input parameters used to calibrate the model

From: Quantifying the effect of complications on patient flow, costs and surgical throughputs

Parameter Value in baseline scenario Distribution Data source
Percent of admitted patients who didn’t require surgery 10 % - Existing data
Arrival of non-surgical patients admitted to CICU 55 Poisson Existing data
CICU LOS 1.04, 1.6, 48, 111 Beta Existing data
Referrals interarrival rate 33 Poisson Existing data
Preoperative LOS (hours) 1.61, 1.3, 75, 152 Beta Existing data
Postoperative LOS (hours):    Existing data
 Isolated CABG 0.87, 1.65, 121,577 Beta  
 Isolated valve 1,2.21,121,685 Beta  
 CABG & Valve surgery 121, 1.48, 199 Weibull  
 Other cardiac surgery 121, 1.56, 90 Gamma  
Postoperative patients returning to theatre 4 % - Existing data
Surgery duration (hours) 2.5,2.8,6 Triangular Existing data