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Table 4 Blood glucose levels (mg/dl)

From: The effects of different weaning modes on the endocrine stress response

Group Initial Weaning 48 hours extubation
Pressure support 145 ± 61 152 ± 85* 148 ± 71
CPAP 148 ± 37 151 ± 57 139 ± 41
T-piece 140 ± 51 187 ± 60**,††,‡‡ 155 ± 41†,‡
  1. *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01 when compared with the initial level within the group. P < 0.05, ††P < 0.01, pressure support group compared with T-piece group. P < 0.05, ‡‡P < 0.01, continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) group compared with T-piece group.