ICU Activity

Activity: 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997
Admissions 613 516 450 471 421 469 556 551 537
Average length of stay (days) 4 6 6 6 5 5 3.4 3.9 4.8
Average occupancy 92% 93% 90% 85% 89% 85% 64% 75% 92%
Elective surgical 38% 36% 27% 30% 32% 35% 36% 43% 43%
Emergency surgical 30% 30% 39% 31% 31% 35% 31% 30% 30%
Medical 32% 34% 34% 39% 37% 30% 33% 27% 28%
Mechanical ventilation 82% 69% 70% 75% 68% 67% 58% 57% 69%
Central venous access 77% 64% 73% 81% 69% 78% 75% 65% 74%
Vasoactive infusions 24% 20% 18% 25% 33% 33% 26% 22% 27%
Acute renal failure 10% 10% 17% 25% 23% 24% 14% 13% 16%
Continuous renal replacement therapy 10% 10% 16% 21% 16% 14% 10% 8% 12%
Tracheostomy 6% 6% 13% 11% 13% 6% 6% 9% 9%
Unplanned ICU discharge 21% 21% 25% 1.5% 11.4% 6% 5% 4% 5%
Readmissions 12% 8.3% 2.9% 0.9%     6.3%   9.6%
APACHE II score (mean) 24 19 20 19 20 18 14 15 16
ICU survival 80% 79% 82% 75% 73% 75% 81% 82% 83%
Hospital survival 78% 75% 78% 70% 68% 70% 71% 75% 73%