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Table 3 Overall Physiological Status and clinical outcome in Pre vs Post intervention phases

From: Referrals to a pediatric emergency department of a tertiary care teaching hospital before and after introduction of a referral education module - a quality improvement study

Status Pre-intervention n(%) Post-intervention n (%) P value
Compensated Referrals 834 (59.4) 600 (62.7) 0.11
 Respiratory distress 193 (15.1) 157 (16.4)
 Compensated shock 100 (7.2) 94 (9.8)
 Primary brain dysfunction 541 (38.5) 349 (36.5)
Decompensated Referrals 513 (36.5) 309 (32.3) 0.03
 Respiratory failure 283 (20.5) 174 (18.2)
 Hypotensive shock 215 (13.7) 130 (13.6)
 Cardiopulmonary failure 15 (1) 5 (0.5)
Cardiopulmonary arrest 56 (4) 48 (5) 0.23
ER mortality 107 (7.6) 70 (7.3) 0.11