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Table 4 Mean number of procedures or sedations performed in the ED, per day

From: Impact of COVID-19 on pediatric emergencies and hospitalizations in Singapore

Mean number performed in the ED, per day (SD) Pre-DORSCON Orange (1) Post-DORSCON Orange (2) During Lockdown (3) Post Lockdown (4) % change in mean number per day
(95% CI)
      [2] vs (1) (3) vs (2) (4) vs (3)
Any procedure 249 (34) 170 (23) 95 (14) 124 (17) −31.8 (− 35.5, − 27.9) −44.0 (− 46.8, − 41.0) + 30.0 (+ 23.7, + 36.7)
Non-trauma related
 Blood investigations 113 (24) 52 (10) 30 (6) 43 (8) −54.2 (− 57.8, − 50.3) −43.0 (− 47.1, − 38.6) + 43.8 (+ 34.3, + 53.8)
 Urine investigations 49 (10) 31 (6) 24 (7) 31 (6) −36.0 (− 41.2, − 30.5) −22.6 (− 29.0, − 15.5) + 29.7 (+ 19.3, + 41.0)
 Intravenous cannulation 15 (6) 6 (3) 5 (2) 8 (3) −58.0 (− 64.3, − 50.6) −20.4 (− 31.6, − 7.3) + 54.5 (+ 32.8, + 79.6)
Trauma related
 Toilet and suture 11 (3) 11 (4) 10 (3) 9 (3) −0.3 (−11.9, + 12.8) − 12.0 (− 22.0, − 0.8) −7.6 (− 17.5, + 3.5)
 Manipulation and reduction 3 (2) 4 (2) 2 (2) 3 (2) + 7.0 (−14.4, + 33.9) −39.8 (− 52.0, − 24.6) + 32.6 (+ 4.6, + 68.1)
 Procedural sedation 3 (2) 3 (2) 2 (1) 2 (2) −10.5 (−30.1, + 14.7) −17.9 (− 34.9, + 3.6) + 5.0 (− 18.1, + 34.3)
  1. 95%CI 95% confidence interval