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Table 2 Clinical profiles of 43 patients

From: Experience with prolonged induced hypothermia in severe head injury

Characteristic Mean Standard deviation Range
Age (years) 22 9.7 9–53
APACHE-2 score 17 3.7 11–28
Injury Severity Score 32 8.0 25–59
Days cooled (<34°C) 8 4.3 2–19
Days ventilated 16 11 3–66
Days in ICU 18 13 3–85
  1. APACHE, Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation; ICU, intensive care unit.