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Table 8 The effect of the six scenarios on bed turnover

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

Scenarios Bed turnover
CICU 95 % CI Overall 95 % CI
Baseline 60.76 50.84─70.68 15.66 13.13─18.20
1. No complications 68.21 60.02─76.41 18.23 16.06─20.40
2. Eliminate infections 65.61 57.55─73.67 17.4 15.37─19.58
3. Eliminate high cost complications 65.33 56.92─73.73 17.50 15.28─19.73
4. Increasing OR operating days 70.58 64.50─76.66 18.45 16.87─20.02
5. Extra 1 ICU bed 75.60 75.06─76.14 19.84 19.65─20.03
6. Lowering postoperative LOS by 40 % 68.47 60.86─76.08 18.43 16.40─20.47