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Table 4 The effect of eliminating all complications on operational performance

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

Indicator Prevalence of complication Percentage change
Existing state 95 % CI None 95 % CI
Average surgery waiting list size 23 5.85–40.39 12.33 1–25.97 −46.40
Average surgery waiting time 5 days 3.32–5.98 1.36 days 1.20–1.52 −72.80
Surgery throughputs 174 146.22–202.98 197 173.12–220.48 13.22
Surgery cancellations 9 5.81–11.52 0 - −100
CICU bed turnover 60.76 50.84–70.68 68.21 60.02–76.41 12.30
overall bed turnover 15.66 13.13–18.20 18.23 16.06–20.40 16.41
CICU nurses utilisation 82.59 % 79.65–85.54 67.70 % 63.79–71.61 −18.03
Ward nurses utilisation 73.47 % 72.62─74.42 73.79 % 72.85─74.73 0.43