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Table 1 Characterization of the 161 participating centers and their intensive care units

From: Practice of hemodynamic monitoring and management in German, Austrian, and Swiss intensive care units: the multicenter cross-sectional ICU-CardioMan Study

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Hospital size
≤500 beds 26 (16 %)
501–1000 beds 48 (30 %)
>1000 beds 87 (54 %)
University hospital 97 (60 %)
Non-university Hospital 64 (40 %)
Type of ward
ICU 114 (70.8 %)
IMC 12 (7.5 %)
Mixed 35 (21.7 %)
Infrastructure of ward
Number of beds/ward 14.7 ± 8.4 Median: 12 (4–64)
Number beds/physician 5.5 ± 2.6 Median: 5 (1.5–16)
Number of beds/nurse 2.4 ± 0.7 Median: 2.3 (0.8–7.2)
Algorithms implemented 118 (73.3 %)
Leading disciplines
Anaesthesia 76 (47.2 %)
Medical 14 (8.7 %)
Neurology 4 (2.5 %)
Surgery 12 (7.5 %)
Interdisciplinary 28 (17.4 %)
Cardiac surgery 18 (11.2 %)
Others 9 (5.6 %)