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Table 6 Miscellaneous operation related factors and their effect on outcomes in OHS day surgery

From: Root causes of extended length of stay and unplanned readmissions after orthopedic surgery and hand surgery: a retrospective observational cohort study

Factor No. Of patients n (%) of outcomes P-value
Procedure group 542   0.835
 Hand surgery 471 33 (7.0)  
 Shoulder & elbow surgery 55 4 (7.3)  
 Lower limb surgery 16 0 (0)  
Laryngeal mask airway or intubation 542   0.137
 neither 488 30 (6.1)  
 laryngeal mask airway 51 7 (13.7)  
 intubation 3 0 (0)  
General anesthesia 542   0.077
 yes 53 7 (13.2)  
 no 489 30 (6.1)  
Plexus block 541   0.086
 yes 166 16 (9.6)  
 no 375 21 (5.6)  
Intravenous regional anesthesia 542   0.456
 yes 114 6 (5.3)  
 no 428 31 (7.2)  
Spinal anesthesia 542   0.617
 yes 16 0 (0)  
 no 526 37 (7.0)  
Infiltrative anesthesia 542   
 yes 326 24 (7.4) 0.544
 no 216 13 (6.0)  
Peripheral nerve block 542   1
 yes 18 1 (5.6)  
 no 524 36 (6.9)  
NRS recovery room 539   0.384
 no pain 0 467 31 (6.6)  
 mild 1–3 41 3 (7.3)  
 moderate 4–6 27 2 (7.4)  
 severe 7–10 4 1 (25.0)  
Hypotensive during procedure 540   0.794
 yes 66 5 (7.6)  
 no 474 32 (6.8)  
Hypertensive during procedure 540   0.959
 yes 396 27 (6.8)  
 no 144 10 (6.9)  
  1. NRS Numerical rating system