TABLE 2

iNO Utilization

PrestewardshipPoststewardshipP
Courses of iNO treatment given8864NA
Total iNO hours53682540NA
Hours/course,a all patients47 (23–66)20 (13–46)<.001
Hours/course,a with exclusionsb49 (25–66)22 (14–46)<.001
Hours from maximum dose to 5 ppma,b28 (12–51)9 (5–26)<.01
Hours from 5 ppm to discontinuationa,b14 (7–24)8 (6–15)<.05
  • NA, not applicable.

  • a Data are presented as median (interquartile range).

  • b Patients who died on iNO or were transferred to the PICU for consideration of ECMO were excluded.