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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Comparison of exercise intensity during four early rehabilitation techniques in sedated and ventilated patients in ICU: a randomised cross-over trial

Characteristics Value (N = 19 patients)
Female, n (%) 6 (32)
Age, mean (SD) 65.3 (9.7)
Body mass index (kg/m2), median (25–75th percentile) 29.7 (22.5–32.7)
SAPS II at ICU admission, mean (SD) 57.5 (24)
Main diagnosis
 Pneumonia, n (%) 4 (21)
 Sepsis, n (%) 1 (5)
 COPD/asthma exacerbation, n (%) 1 (5)
 Cardiac failure, n (%) 3 (16)
 Drug overdose/acute mental status change, n (%) 5 (26)
 Intra-abdominal sepsis with surgery, n (%) 5 (26)
Co-morbidity
 Chronic pulmonary disease, n (%) 6 (32)
 Obesity, n (%) 9 (47)
 Chronic cardiac insufficiency, n (%) 5 (26)
 Cancer, n (%) 1 (5)
 Chronic kidney disease, n (%) 3 (16)
 Diabetes mellitus, n (%) 7 (37)
Between admission and inclusion
 Septic shock, n (%) 6 (31)
 ARDS, n (%) 5 (26)
 Renal failure, n (%) 8 (42)
 Use of cathecolamines, n (%) 13 (68)
 Use of neuromuscular blockers, n (%) 10 (53)
 No. of days of neuromuscular blockers, median (25–75th percentile) 1 (0–2)
 Ventilator use (days), median (25–75th percentile) 4 (2–7)
Ventilator parameters and sedation use during protocol
 Pressure support (cmH2O), mean (SD) 15 (3)
 Positive end-expiratory pressure (cmH2O), mean (SD) 7 (1)
 Fraction of inspired oxygen (%), mean (SD) 35 (13)
 Midazolam mg/h, mean (SD) 5 (4)
  1. SAPS Simplified Acute physiology Score, ICU intensive care unit, n number, COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, ARDS acute respiratory distress syndrome