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Table 1 Main characteristics of patients at inclusion

From: Effects of neurally adjusted ventilatory assist on air distribution and dead space in patients with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Patient Sex Age (years) APACHE II SOFA Cause of AECOPD PEEPi (cmH2O) Ventilation time (days)
1 M 85 15 10 Sepsis 6 4
2 M 79 10 5 Sepsis 4 9
3 F 67 12 6 Sepsis 3 5
4 M 85 15 12 Sepsis 8 15
5 M 83 14 12 Sepsis 3.6 19
6 M 74 15 11 Sepsis 4 16
7 M 85 25 9 Sepsis 4 5
8 M 79 24 6 Sepsis 4 5
9 M 84 23 10 Sepsis 4.2 5
10 M 81 24 12 Sepsis 5 6
11 M 73 18 7 Sepsis 3.6 3
12 M 76 13 3 Sepsis 4 10
13 F 62 21 9 Sepsis 3 10
14 M 82 24 12 Sepsis 2 3
15 M 84 23 10 Sepsis 4.2 4
Mean ± SD 78.6 ± 7.01 18.4 ± 5.22 8.93 ± 2.89   4.17 ± 1.39 7.93 ± 5.11
  1. AECOPD acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, APACHE Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation, F Female, M Male, PEEP positive end-expiratory pressure, SOFA Sequential Organ Failure Assessment