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Table 1 Respiratory, haemodynamic characteristics and Ramsey sedation score variables

From: Dexmedetomidine-based sedation for noninvasive ventilation failure

  1 minute 1 hour P value
PaO2/FiO2 159 ± 47 239 ± 80 <0.01
SaO2 95.8 ± 4 98.8 ± 1 <0.05
PaO2 83.6 ± 27 130 ± 31 <0.05
Respiratory rate 30.4 ± 5 24.5 ± 6 <0.05
Mean arterial pressure 86.6 ± 12 77.7 ± 11 <0.01
Heart rate 108 ± 23 98.9 ± 18 <0.05
RSS 1.0 ± 0 2.6 ± 0.8 <0.01