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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Respiratory and haemodynamic changes during decremental open lung positive end-expiratory pressure titration in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome

Patient No. Diagnosis BMI MV prior to inclusion, hours PaO2/FiO2 PEEP S/D
1 Sepsis 24 62 170 18 S
2 Sepsis 27 58 98 16 D
3 Pneumonia 31 39 54 15 S
4 Pneumonia 23 55 61 12 D
5 Pneumonia 29 84 103 12 D
6 Pneumonia 32 69 162 17 S
7 Pneumonia 25 45 188 10 S
8 Pneumonia 31 66 83 14 S
9 Pneumonia 26 59 144 15 S
10 Pneumonia 23 76 151 14 S
11 Sepsis 27 56 102 10 S
12 Pneumonia 25 44 49 16 D
  1. BMI = body mass index; D = died; FiO2 = fraction of inspired oxygen; MV = mechanical ventilation; PaO2 = partial pressure of arterial oxygen; PEEP = positive end-expiratory pressure; S = survived.