Table 3

The second data quality rules
Description Limit inferior Limit superior
1 Patient moving time from ward to ORB 5 20
2 Waiting time in ORB reception (AR induction) 5 20
3 Waiting time in ORB reception (OR induction) 5 20
4 Waiting time for anesthesia in AR 5 20
5 Waiting time for anesthesia in OR 5 20
6 Anesthesia time 10 60
7 Sum of anesthesia time and transport to OR 15 70
8 Transport time from AR to OR 2 10
9 Waiting time in OR 10 60
10 Surgical time 15 720
11 Awakening time 5 30
12 Total pre-surgery time 20 80
13 Total time from admission in OB to surgical starting time 30 120
14 Stay time in OR 20 720
15 Waiting time to come back in ward 5 90
16 Transport time from OR to RR 1 10
17 Stay time in RR 10 180
18 Waiting time at reception 5 20
19 Transport time to come back in ward 5 20
20 Stay time in ORB 40 720
21 Out ORB - transport in ICU 5 20
22 Turnover time 10 120
23 Over-time 30 300
24 Start time tardiness 6 120
25 Under utilization 10 90

ORB: operating room block.

OR: operating room.

RR: recovery room.

ICU: intensive care unit.

Agnoletti et al.

Agnoletti et al. BMC Surgery 2013 13:7   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-13-7

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