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Table 2 Demographics of the patients evaluated by the physical therapists (n = 60)

From: A new two-tier strength assessment approach to the diagnosis of weakness in intensive care: an observational study

Characteristic Total cohort n (%) or median [IQR]
Male 35 (58%)
Age, years 69 [49–77]
MV time, hours 159 [89–294]
APACHE II 22 [18-29]
Admission category  
Medical 28 (47%)
Surgical 24 (40%)
Other 8 (13%)
Awakening time, days 9 [5-12]
Total ICU LOS, days 12 [8-20]
Total hospital LOS, days 25 [18–41]
Overall in-hospital mortality 8 (13%)
  1. n, number; IQR interquartile range; MV, mechanical ventilation; APACHE II, Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II; ICU, intensive care unit; LOS, length of stay.