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Table 4 Outcomes before and after implementation of the delirium care pathway in admissions involving delirium only

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

  Before care pathway (n = 213 admissions) After care pathway (n = 204 admissions) Unadjusted p-value
LOS, mean days (SD) 9.60 (9.3) 7.05 (5.7) 0.013
Restrained, no. (%) 36 (17) 29 (14) 0.57
Days restrained on the ward, mean days (SD) 5.8 (6.4) 4.4 (4.5) 0.337
Sitter, no. (%) 67 (31) 51 (25) 0.18
Readmissions, no. (%) 24 (11) 11 (5.4) 0.16
Disposition to SNF, no. (%) 55 (26) 55 (27) 0.76
Delirium Days on ward, mean days (SD) 5.4 (5.7) 4.2 (3.5) 0.947