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Table 2 Frequency and characterization of potential Drug Incompatibilities (DI) in Neonatal Intensive Care

From: Potential drug incompatibilities in the neonatal intensive care unit: a network analysis approach

Potential DI Combinations
n (%)
Prevalence
n (%; 95%CI)
Incidence
% patient-days (95%CI)
Restricteda 469 (42.1) 195 (69.4; 63.6–74.7) 41.7 (35.1–48.4)
Unknownb 348 (31.2) 84 (29.9; 24.6–35.6) 33.1 (22.7–43.6)
Incompatiblec 297 (26.7) 130 (46.3; 40.3–52.3) 25.0 (19.4–30.7)
Total 1114 (100.0) 210 (74.7; 69.2–79.7) 99.9 (80.9–118.9)
  1. CI confidence interval
  2. aDrug compatibility with restriction by concentration and diluent
  3. bDrug compatibility without compatibility data
  4. cDrug incompatibilities well documented in the literature