The Annual cost of Unplanned extubation


73,ooo

unplanned extubation events

12,000

preventable deaths

$56,864

average cost per occurrence

$4,000,000,000

wasted healthcare dollars

 

 

Citations

De Lassence A, Alberti C. Azoulay E, Miere E. Cheval C, et al. Impact of unplanned extubation and reintubation after weaning on nosocomial pneumonia risk in intensive care unit: a prospective multicenter study.  Anesthesiology. 2002 Jul;97(1):148-56

Dasta, et al. Daily Cost of an ICU Day. Crit Care Med 2005 June 33(6) 1266-71

Lucas da Silva, et al. Unplanned Endotracheal Extubations in the Intensive Care Unit. Anesth Analg 2012;114:1003–14