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Table 4 Concordance between local coordinators and respondents on the questions on the existence of written procedures and on the measure of incidents associated with mechanical ventilation

From: Mechanical ventilation and clinical practice heterogeneity in intensive care units: a multicenter case-vignette study

  Prevalence N (%) Rate of good answers % (95% CI)
Written procedures
Ventilation liberation 17 (43) 82 (75 to 87)
Lung protective strategies for acute lung injury 16 (40) 72 (62 to 80)
Sedation-analgesia management 30 (75) 87 (79 to 93)
Prevention of ventilation acquired pneumonia 23 (58) 63 (51 to 73)
Incidents associated with mechanical ventilation
Ventilator acquired pneumonia 33 (83) 68 (57 to 77)
Unplanned endo-tracheal self-extubation 26 (65) 66 (54 to 76)