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Table 3 Body temperature and biological variables stratified according to their reference limits, at time of first occurrence of supraventricular arrhythmia during septic shock

From: New-onset supraventricular arrhythmia during septic shock: prevalence, risk factors and prognosis

Variables SVA (n = 30)
Temperature, °C 37.3 [36.0–38.2]
Temperature >38.3 °C 7 (21.9)
Temperature <36.0 °C 4 (12.5)
Potassium level, mmol/L 3.7 [3.4–4.2]
Potassium level <3.5 mmol/L 8 (25.0)
Potassium level >5 mmol/L 2 (6.3)
Glycemia, mmol/L 6.5 [5.5–8.4]
Glycemia <4 mmol/L 3 (9.7)
Glycemia >10 mmol/L 6 (19.4)
pH 7.39 [7.29–7.44]
pH <7.38 14 (43.8)
PaCO2, mmHg 34.0 [30.0–40.2]
PaO2, mmHg 100 [85–164]
PaO2 <60 mmHg 1 (3.1 %)
SaO2 (%) 98 [96–100]
Bicarbonates, mmol/L 21.2 [18.0–24.8]
Lactates, mmol/L 1.6 [1.3–3.3]
Serum creatinine, µmol/L 157 [90–272]
Serum creatinine >130 µmol/L 20 (62.5)
Serum urea, mmol/L 12.9 [7.9–21.1]
Serum urea >7 mmol/L 26 (81.3)
PaO2/FiO2 ratio 228 [175–340]
  1. Data are n (%) or median [25th–75th percentile] unless otherwise specified
  2. SVA supraventricular arrhythmia
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