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Table 3 Patient costs by intervention group

From: Intravenous-to-oral antibiotic switch therapy: a cross-sectional study in critical care units

Costs No oral switch Oral switch P-value
Median IQR (25–75) Median IQR (25–75)
Ward 474.7 (172.6–1122.1) 517.9 (258.9–1122.1) 0.099
Total hospital 3010.6 (2090.3–5032.1) 2742.3 (2003.9–3847.2) 0.063
ICU 2358.5 (1572.3–3930.9) 1965.4 (1474.1–2849.9) 0.027
Antibiotics 22.7 (10.1–64.6) 10.2 (6.4–36.4) < 0.001
Workload 8.6 (6.1–12.3) 3.6 (2.4–4.9) < 0.001
Consumables 23.0 (2.7–52.3) 1.75 (0.8–4.9) < 0.001
  1. ICU Intensive care unit, IQR Interquartile range 25 to 75%