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Table 3 Secondary and tertiary PACU and ICU admissions

From: Efficiency and efficacy of planning and care on a post-anesthesia care unit: a retrospective cohort study

ReadmissionTotal cohort (N = 479)PACU: planned/admitted (Group I)
(n = 342)
PACU: planned/not admitted (Group II)
(n = 71)
PACU: not planned/admitted instead of general ward
(Group III-a)
(n = 56)
PACU: not planned/admitted instead of ICU (Group III-b)
(n = 10)
Secondary admission2819342
 PACU32010
 ICU2517332
Tertiary admission33000
 PACU11000
 ICU22000
Total (% of total group number)31 (6%)22 (6%)3 (4%)4 (7%)2 (20%)