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Table 1 Characteristics of patients enrolled in the study

From: The acute effects of body position strategies and respiratory therapy in paralyzed patients with acute lung injury

Patient Gender Age Diagnosis Static Cl Qs/Qt (%) PEEP FIO2 DOV (h)
1 F 33 Multiple trauma, multiple long bone fractures - indirect ARDS 34 28 10 0.50 18
2 M 26 Liver laceration, ruptured spleen - indirect ARDS 26 31 12 0.55 10
3 M 62 Ruptured bladder, sepsis - indirect ARDS 38 21 10 0.60 15
4 M 44 Pancreatitis, sepsis 31 37 15 0.50 20
5 M 59 Aspiration pneumonia - direct ARDS 37 24 10 0.60 9
6 F 67 Intra-abdominal sepsis, perforated bowel - indirect ARDS 25 33 15 0.65 13
7 M 41 Gun shot wound to abdomen - indirect ARDS 29 21 18 0.60 10
8 M 19 Multiple trauma - indirect ARDS 28 19 10 0.45 9
9 F 72 Perforated gastric ulcer, sepsis - indirect ARDS 35 24 12 0.50 18
10 M 66 Perforated colon, sepsis - indirect ARDS 33 35 15 0.60 16
11 F 57 Aspiration pneumonia - direct ARDS 33 21 10 0.60 14
12 M 63 Aspiration pneumonia - direct ARDS 38 23 10 0.55 6
13 F 30 Multiple stab wounds - indirect ARDS 29 27 14 0.5 15
14 M 70 Liver resection - indirect ARDS 25 30 16 0.5 5
15 M 38 Mesenteric artery occlusion, ischemic bowel - indirect ARDS 24 29 18 0.6 19
16 M 48 Pancreatitis - indirect ARDS 29 23 15 0.70 12
17 F 28 Crushed pelvis - indirect ARDS 27 20 12 0.50 20
18 M 60 Perforated gastric ulcer, aspiration pneumonia - direct ARDS 38 22 10 0.60 13
19 F 55 Esophagectomy, pneumonia - indirect ARDS 36 29 10 0.70 17
N = 19 12 M, 49 ± 17   31.3 ± 26.1 ± 12.7 ± 0.57 ± 13.6 ±
  7 F    4.8 5.3 2.9 0.07 4.5
  1. DOV, duration of ventilation; Qs/Qt, venous admixture; FIO2, fractional inspired oxygen concentration.