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Table 2 Data collected for patients included in the final analysis set

From: Guideline-adherent initial intravenous antibiotic therapy for hospital-acquired/ventilator-associated pneumonia is clinically superior, saves lives and is cheaper than non guideline adherent therapy

Demographic characteristics
Study-relevant data
CPRS score
Treatment group according to PEG guidelines
Adequate IIAT according to guidelines (yes/no)
Clinical improvement
Treatment-related data
Initial diagnosis
DRG and related CW
Length of stay
Duration of mechanical ventilation
Discharge code (death = code 7)
Economic data
Total costs
Costs on normal wards
Costs incurred on ICU
Total drug costs
Drug costs on ICU
Drug costs on general ward