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Table 2 Primary admission medical and surgical diagnoses

From: Inspiratory muscle strength training improves weaning outcome in failure to wean patients: a randomized trial

Medical diagnosis IMST SHAM TOTAL
Cardiovascular    
   Acute congestive heart failure 1 . 1
   Myocardial infarct or unstable angina 1 . 1
Respiratory    
   Adult respiratory distress syndrome 3 . 3
   Interstitial disease 1 . 1
   Pneumothorax . 1 1
   Pulmonary vasculitis . 1 1
Neurological    
   Acute intracranial hemorrhage 1 . 1
Gastrointestinal    
   Pancreatitis 1 1 2
Infectious/metabolic    
   Sepsis with shock 2 2 4
TOTAL MEDICAL PATIENTS 10 5 15
Surgical diagnosis IMST SHAM TOTAL
Cardiovascular    
   Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair 2 2 4
   Dissecting/ruptured aorta 1 1 2
   Cardiac valve replacement . 1 1
   Peripheral artery bypass graft 1 . 1
   Multiple simultaneous procedures . 2 2
   Other cardiovascular surgical procedures 2 . 2
Gastrointestinal    
   Esophageal surgery - for neoplasm 5 2 7
   Esophageal surgery - not for neoplasm 1 1 2
   Gastrointestinal surgery - for neoplasm . 1 1
   Gastrointestinal surgery - not for neoplasm 6 6 12
   Hepatobiliary surgery - for neoplasm 3 1 4
   Hepatobiliary surgery - not for neoplasm 1 . 1
Neurological    
   Craniotomy, not for neoplasm . 4 4
   Spinal surgery . 2 2
   Spinal cord injury . 1 1
Orthopedic    
   Orthopedic surgery, not hip replacement . 2 2
   Multiple simultaneous procedures . 1 1
Miscellaneous    
   Liver transplantation 2 1 3
   Full-thickness burns/skin grafting 1 1 2
TOTAL SURGICAL PATIENTS 25 29 54
  1. IMST, inspiratory muscle strength training.