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Table 7 The effect of the six scenarios on theatre performance

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

Scenarios Theatre performance
Cancellations 95 % CI Throughputs 95 % CI
Baseline 9 5.81─11.52 174 146.22─202.98
1. No complications 0 - 197 173.12─220.48
2. Eliminate infections 10 7.77─12.50 188 165.60─211.80
3. Eliminate high cost complications 3 2.26─3.74 188 164─212
4. Increasing OR operating days 15.17 11.71─18.62 204.17 186─221
5. Extra 1 ICU bed 3.87 2.87─4.87 218.47 215.80─221.13
6. Lowering postoperative LOS by 40 % 18.67 15.58─21.76 196.60 174.70─218.50