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Table 6 Patient-care and supplemental indicators at the selected wards in the Bahawal Victoria Hospital (Indicators 15–17)

From: Investigation of antimicrobial use at a tertiary care hospital in Southern Punjab, Pakistan using WHO methodology

Hospital Wards Patient-care and supplemental indicators
Number of AM doses prescribed Sum (mean ± SD) Percent of doses of prescribed AM actually administered Average duration of hospital stay of patients who received AM (SD) Number of AM drug sensitivity tests reported per hospital admission with curative AM prescribed
1. CDU 1134 (12.5 ± 7.7) 100 5.8 (3.2) 1
2. ENT 1116 (12.5 ± 7.8) 100 5.1 (2.8) 0
3. Gynecology 2635 (29 ± 17.1) 100 6.3 (4.1) 0
4. Medical 1 1188 (13.4 ± 11.4) 100 5.9 (3.9) 1
5. Medical 2 1231 (13.5 ± 10.2) 100 5.9 (3.9) 0
6. Nephrology 1282 (20.4 ± 11.9) 100 8.2 (2.8) 0
7. Orthopedics 452 (7 ± 5.3) 100 3.5 (2.5) 0
8. Surgical 4 1663 (17.5 ± 11.3) 100 7.3 (5.8) 0
9. Skin 1049 (16.6 ± 8.2) 100 7.5 (5.3) 0
10. Urology 1297 (15.1 ± 9.3) 100 8.2 (5.1) 0
Mean (SD)/ Percentage 13047 (15.9 ± 12) 100 6.4 (4.3) 0.002%
ANOVA p < 0.005* ----- p < 0.005 -----
  1. AM Antimicrobial, CDU Chest Disease Unit, ENT Ear Nose Throat; *It is not a standard indicator, but is mandatory to calculate the indicator 15