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Table 3 Primary and secondary endpoints of statistical analysis

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

Endpoint Primary Secondary
Clinical improvement X  
Survival (no discharge code 7) X  
Length of stay in hospital X  
Total costs (in hospital)   X
ICU costs   X
Duration of mechanical ventilation   X
Total medication costs   X
Medication costs on ICU   X