Volume 14, Number 10—October 2008
Pandemic Influenza and Excess Intensive-Care Workload
|Characteristic||Study population||Diagnosis category 15†|
|ICU length of stay, mean (SD)||5.2 (10.4)||10.5 (13)|
|Age, no. (%)||59.3 (19.8)||57.7 (21.8)|
|SAPS-II, no. (%)||31.9 (17.8)||39.5 (18.8)|
|NEMS, no. (%)||24.8 (9.9)||28.6 (9.8)|
|ICU deaths, %||13||27|
|Overall deaths, %||19||36|
*ICU, intensive care unit; SAPS, Simplified Acute Physiology Score; NEMS, Nine Equivalents of Nursing Manpower use score.
†Values are given as mean (SD).
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