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Table 2 Management and outcome of ICH patients in-hospital*

From: Current management of intracerebral haemorrhage in China: a national, multi-centre, hospital register study

Investigations/treatment/outcome at discharge All N = 1572
Investigations  
   Computerised tomography 1552 (99)
   Magnetic resonance imaging 112 (7)
Supportive care  
   Allied health therapist 320 (20)
   Traditional Chinese medicine therapist 121 (8)
   Assisted feeding 326 (21)
Medical treatment  
   Antihypertensive therapy 1007 (64)
   Intravenous traditional Chinese medicine 657 (42)
   Intravenous neuroprotectant 1130 (72)
   Intravenous haemodiluting agents (eg mannitol) 1511 (96)
   Intravenous corticosteroids 158 (10)
   In neurology ward with stroke unit 380 (24)
   Neurosurgical intervention  
Open craniotomy haematoma evacuation 59 (4)
Shunt insertion 2 (0.1)
Microsurgery haematoma evacuation 59 (4)
Other 17 (1)
Outcome at discharge  
   Experienced ≥1 in-hospital complication 378 (24)
   Length of hospital stay, median (IQR) 18.0 (9.0,26.0)
   Outcome (as measured by modified Rankin Scale)  
0-2 560 (36)
3-5 802 (59)
6 201 (13)
   Discharge destination for survivors  
Home 1227 (78)
Alternate hospital 110 (7)
Other§ 34 (2)
  1. *Values are reported as median (IQR) or number (percentage) of subjects
  2. Allied health therapist includes speech & language therapist, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, rehabilitation professional, and social worker
  3. Complications include pneumonia, deep venous thrombosis, recurrent stroke, urinary tract infection, other sepsis, pulmonary embolus, coronary event, seizure, fall with injury, or any other clinically significant event that prolonged hospital stay
  4. §Includes family/friends home and nursing home/institution and unknown