Table 1

Patient and treatment characteristics assumptions used to inform critical care drug requirements

Therapeutic groupTypical length of COVID-related stay=12.4 days
ICU population uptakeAverage treatment length
CRRT (Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy)20%7 days
Vasopressors50%5 days
Vasopressor adjunct (vasopressin)10%5 days
Sedation100%9 days
Neuromuscular blockade (maintenance)85%8 days
Neuromuscular blockade (intubations)85%1 day
Care bundle compliance100%12.4 days
Enteral feed100%12.4 days
Bronchodilators100%7 days
IV fluids100%7 days
  • ICU, intensive care unit.