TABLE 5.

The 10 Most Frequently Scheduled Procedure Diagnoses

DiagnosisnAge, yLOS, hIA, %
Median95% CIMedian95% CI
Sedation for procedure*12955.04.0–5.01.31.3–1.50.1
pH probe1991.91.6–2.823.823.8–24.02
Infusion (eg, intravenous immunoglobulin, Remicade)19412.012.0–15.05.45.0–5.81
Biopsy (eg, renal, liver, bowel, eye)13711.09.0–13.022.221.8–23.09
CCTV/EEG1047.56.0–10.022.321.8–22.50
Intrathecal baclofen trial819.08.0–12.07.37.3–7.81
Orthopedic procedure5811.08.0–12.019.418.3–21.50
Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy441.91.2–3.024.023.8–24.05
Sleep study203.51.9–8.09.89.3–12.00
Post cardiac catheterization196.01.2–14.05.84.3–6.55
  • IA indicates inpatient admission for care beyond 24 hours.

  • * Simple procedures such as lumbar puncture or bone marrow aspirate.

  • Closed-circuit television electroencephalography.