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Table 3 Occlusion alarms

From: Accuracy and limitations of continuous glucose monitoring using spectroscopy in critically ill patients

  Number (%) of Number (%) of
  patients cartridges
Total alarms 32 (45%) 36 (36%)
Per insertion site   
 Femoral 14 (47%) 17 (42%)
 Jugular 12 (40%) 13 (30%)
 Subclavian 6 (55%) 6 (35%)
Per type of central venous catheter   
 Trilumen 14 (61%) 15 (52%)
 Quad lumen 18 (38%) 21 (29%)
Alarms leading to disconnection 24 (34%) 24 (24%)
Per insertion site   
 Femoral 12 (40%) 12 (29%)
 Jugular 8 (27%) 8 (19%)
 Subclavian 4 (37%) 4 (24%)
Per type of central venous catheter   
 Trilumen 11 (48%) 11 (38%)
 Quad lumen 13 (27%) 13 (18%)