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Table 4. Hospitalization, Mortality, and Resource Use over a 1-Year Period for HIV Patients Who Developed PCP

Research in Action, Issue 8

ItemTaking preventive drugs
YesNo
Number of patients:Hospitalized1154
Had an ICU stay010
Died012
Total hospital days137800
ICU days0202
Total charges$95,932$753,608

Note: ICU—intensive care unit. PCP—Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia.

Source: Gallant JE, McAvinue SM, Moore RD, et al. The impact of prophylaxis on outcome and resource utilization in Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia. Chest 1995; 107:1018-23.

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Current as of September 2002
Internet Citation: Table 4. Hospitalization, Mortality, and Resource Use over a 1-Year Period for HIV Patients Who Developed PCP: Research in Action, Issue 8. September 2002. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/factsheets/pharmaceutical/rxtherapies/rxriatab4.html