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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of patients at inclusion

From: A recruitment maneuver increases oxygenation after intubation of hypoxemic intensive care unit patients: a randomized controlled study

  Control group
(n = 20)
RM group
(n = 20)
P
Age (years) 67 ± 8 62 (9) 0.19
Gender (F/M) 7/13 5/15 0.73
Height (cm) 167 ± 6 172 ± 8 0.09
Weight (kg) 72 ± 18 74 ± 10 0.66
SAPS II score [16] 48 ± 18 44 ± 23 0.49
Knaus class A/B/C/D (no.) [18] 2/8/6/4 3/9/6/2 0.8
McCabe score 1/2/3 (no.) [17] 5/10/5 4/10/6 0.9
Diagnosis    
Pneumonia (no.) 10 11  
Extra pulmonary ALI (no.) 6 7  
Other (no.) 4 2  
  1. ALI: acute lung injury; F: female; M: male; RM: recruitment manoeuvre; SAPS II: simple acute physiologic score II.
  2. Chi-squared for overall diagnoses: P = 0.673.