Skip to main content

Table 1 Baseline demographic data (mean ± SE)

From: A randomised controlled trial of an open lung strategy with staircase recruitment, titrated PEEP and targeted low airway pressures in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome

  PHARLAP Control P
Number in group 10 10  
Male, number 7 6  
Age, years 60 ± 5 58 ± 4 0.65
APACHE 2 score 20.1 ± 3 20.1 ± 2 0.99
APACHE 3 score 66.3 ± 8 64.8 ± 7 0.89
SOFA score 8.6 ± 0.9 8.4 ± 0.5 0.86
PaO2/FIO2, mmHg 155 ± 8 149 ± 12 0.65
Diagnostic group 5 pneumonia 6 pneumonia  
  2 AAA 2 AAA  
  1 necrotising fasciitis 1 burn  
  2 trauma 1 sepsis  
Static lung compliance, ml/cm H2O 45.8 ± 5.4 37.3 ± 5.4 0.48
PEEP, cm H2O 11.8 ± 0.7 14.2 ± 1.2 0.09
  1. AAA, abdominal aortic aneurysm repair; APACHE, acute physiology and chronic health evaluation; PEEP, positive end expiratory pressure; SE, standard error, SOFA, sequential organ failure assessment score
\