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Table 1 Characteristics of the patients

From: Comparison of bedside measurement of cardiac output with the thermodilution method and the Fick method in mechanically ventilated patients

Patient Age (years) Sex SAPS II score Main diagnosis Outcome
1 73 Male 41 Acute respiratory failure on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Discharged from ICU, returned home
2 76 Female 85 Cardiogenic shock ICU death
3 74 Male 76 Acute respiratory distress syndrome ICU death
     Alveolar hemorrhage  
4 64 Female 67 Cardiogenic shock ICU death
5 66 Female 111 Hemorrhagic shock ICU death
6 74 Male 46 Cardiogenic shock Discharged from ICU
     Pulmonary edema Returned home
7 69 Female 59 Sepsis syndrome ICU death
8 84 Male 41 Acute respiratory distress syndrome Discharged from ICU
     Influenza Hospital death
9 39 Female 56 Acute respiratory distress syndrome ICU death
     Septic shock  
10 51 Male 51 Septic shock ICU death
11 84 Male 68 Cardiogenic shock ICU death
     Pulmonary edema  
12 77 Male 39 Acute respiratory failure on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ICU death
13 69 Male 69 Acute respiratory failure on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Discharged from ICU, returned home
14 65 Male 65 Acute respiratory distress syndrome ICU death
     Pneumonia  
15 68 Male 65 Cardiogenic shock ICU death
     Pulmonary edema  
16 79 Female 79 Cardiogenic shock ICU death
17 69 Male 75 Acute respiratory failure on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Discharged from ICU, returned home
18 74 Male 65 Septic shock ICU death
  1. ICU, intensive care unit; SAPS, simplified acute physiology score.