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Table 3 Reason for admission in patients who received a statin

From: Acute lung injury and the acute respiratory distress syndrome in Ireland: a prospective audit of epidemiology and management

Diagnosis Number of patients
Pneumonia 7
Nonpulmonary sepsis 4
Respiratory failure 5
Postoperative (AAA repair) 3
ARDS – no aetiology specified 1
Post cardiac arrest 1
Haemorrhagic shock post-IVC filter insertion 1
Neutropenic sepsis, pneumonia, Churg-Strauss syndrome 1
Sarcoidosis 1
  1. In all, 24 patients received statin treatment. AAA, abdominal aortic aneurysm; ARDS, acute respiratory distress syndrome; IVC, inferior vena cava.