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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Cisapride decreases gastric content aspiration in mechanically ventilated patients

No Sex Age Diagnosis APACHE II Medications MV Outcome
1 F 58 SBH 22 Midazolam 5 S
2 M 54 ICH 20 5 D
3 M 54 COPD 28 Midazolam 5 D
4 F 70 COPD 30 Propofol 8 S
5 M 48 Head injury 24 Fentanyl, Midazolam 10 S
6 M 19 GBS 14 Fentanyl 5 S
7 M 40 Head injury 29 Fentanyl, Midazolam 6 D
8 M 67 Head injury 28 Fentanyl, Midazolam 7 S
9 M 76 ICH 28 Midazolam 6 D
10 M 41 Drug overdose 12 4 S
11 M 74 ICH 25 Midazolam, Fentanyl 4 D
12 M 74 Cardiac failure 27 Lorazepam 4 D
13 F 64 ICH 25 Midazolam 6 S
14 M 25 Head injury 17 Lorazepam, Fentanyl 5 S
15 M 26 Trauma 22 Fentanyl 5 S
16 M 55 Head injury 24 Propofol 8 S
17 M 62 ICH 27 6 S
19 M 35 Head injury 19 Propofol, Fentanyl 8 S
Mean   52   23   6  
SD   17   5   1.7  
  1. M, male; F, female; S, survival; D, death; ICH, intracerebralhemorrhage; GBS, Guillain Barr syndrome; SBH, subarachnoid brain hemorrhage;COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; MV, days of mechanicalventilation.