TABLE 2

Study Population

Patient CharacteristicsPreimplementation (n = 131)Postimplementation (n = 140)P
Median age, wk (IQR)19 (8–34)21 (8–46).11
Sex, female, n (%)55 (42)53 (38).49
Median wt, kg (IQR)6.6 (4.9–8.9)7.9 (5.4–9.8).009
Race and/or ethnicity, n (%).66
 Non-Hispanic white83 (63)87 (62)
 Hispanic26 (20)24 (17)
 Other22 (17)29 (21)
PICU admission, n (%)69 (53)40 (29)<.001
Geometric mean LOS, d (SD)3.6 (1.9)3.1 (1.8).04
Ward to ICU transfers, n (%)11 (8)16 (11)0.41
Median maximum flow rates, L/kg (IQR)1.1 (0.8–1.5)1.6 (1.0–2.0)<.001
Readmission rates, n (%)
 7 d1 (0.8)2 (1.4)1.0
 30 d0 (0)1 (0.71)1.0
  • IQR, interquartile range.