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Table 3 Outcomes before and after implementation of the delirium care pathway among all admissions

From: Evaluation of a multicomponent pathway to address inpatient delirium on a neurosciences ward

  Before care pathway (n = 798 admissions) After care pathway (n = 797 admissions) p-value
Prevalent Delirium, no. (%) 169 (21) 158 (20) 0.60
Incident Delirium, no. (%) 44 (7.0) 46 (7.2) 0.53
LOS, mean days (SD) 5.2 (6.2) 4.5 (4.1) 0.339
Restrained, no. (%) 38 (4.8) 30 (3.8) 0.52
Days restrained, mean days (SD) 5.7 (6.2) 4.3 (4.5) 0.305
Sitter, no. (%) 89 (11) 81 (10) 0.31
Readmissions, no. (%) 69 (8) 64 (8) 0.53
Disposition to SNF, no. (%) 88 (11) 95 (12) 0.36
  1. LOS length of stay, SNF skilled nursing facility