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Table 1

From: Point of care ultrasound - a way to reduce radiation exposure of patients and medical staff

  2011-2012 2013-2014 p
Number of hospitalized patients 666 648 NS
SAPS2 52,6 53,0 NS
Mean time of ICU hospitalization (days) 7,1 8,0 NS
Number of chest x-rays 1744 1612 NS
NUMBER OF CHEST-CT 52 34 p < 0,05
SUMMARISE DOSE OF RADIATION/YEAR [mGY/1,70 m2 BSA] 1199,2 925,6 p < 0,05
Mean time of mechanical ventilation 6,2 8,3 NS
Mortality 36,5% 36,0% NS