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Table 2 Patient discharge location Length of Stay (LOS) comparison for different Intensive Care Units (ICUs): Cardiac Care Unit, Cardiac Surgery Recovery Unit, Medical ICU, Surgical ICU, Trauma Surgical ICU

From: Using the National Early Warning Score (NEWS/NEWS 2) in different Intensive Care Units (ICUs) to predict the discharge location of patients

   Median (IQR) Length of Stay (LOS) in days for each Discharge Location  
Cohort Patients n Home Hospital Ward Nursing/ Primary Care Hospice/Death Total
CCU 3,967 1.75 (1.74) 4.10 (6.89) 2.98 (3.30) 3.57 (6.33) 2.05 (2.76)
CSRU 6,185 1.47 (1.52) 3.98 (7.64) 2.49 (2.84) 4.07 (8.85) 2.05 (2.11)
MICU 9,482 1.69 (1.73) 2.88 (5.76) 2.36 (2.63) 3.22 (5.84) 2.00 (2.82)
SICU 4,670 1.77 (1.84) 3.17 (7.25) 2.78 (4.06) 2.81 (5.70) 2.11 (3.38)
TSICU 4,219 1.59 (1.69) 3.54 (8.09) 2.00 (2.48) 2.75 (5.50) 2.00 (3.27)
All 28,523 1.67 (1.70) 3.31 (7.10) 2.55 (2.88) 3.13 (5.94) 2.04 (2.80)