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Table 4 Comparison of clinical outcomes between pre- and post-intervention groups

From: Clinical and economical impacts of guideline implementation by the pharmaceutical care unit for high cost medications in a referral teaching hospital

Clinical outcomes Pre-intervention group (n = 4946) Post-intervention group (n = 4895) p
LOS, in days, (Median, IQR) 6 (9) 7 (11) < 0.001
Hospital discharge, n (%) 4209 (85.1) 4093 (83.6) 0.043
All-cause in-hospital mortality, n (%)
 Albumin 250 (5.1) 316 (6.5) 0.994
 Pantoprazole 470 (9.5) 448 (9.2) 0.033
 IVIG 17 (0.3) 38 (0.8) 0.761
 Total 737 (14.9) 802 (16.4) 0.043
  1. LOS Length of stay, IQR Interquartile range