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Table 5 Clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients with positives respiratory samples according to the sensitivity to amoxicillin-clavulanate of the microorganisms found

From: Seawater drowning-associated pneumonia: a 10-year descriptive cohort in intensive care unit

  AMC S
N = 11
AMC R
N = 5
p value
Characteristics at admission
 Age, years 53 (44–72) 68 (60–71) 0.571
 Male sex—no. (%) 6 (55) 3 (60) 1
 Initial cardiac arrest—no. (%) 3 (27) 5 (100) 0.026
 Low flow, minutes 0 (0–1) 8 (5–10) 0.004
 Drowning grade 5 (4–6) 6 (6–6) 0.013
 Initial Glasgow score 4 (3–11) 3 (3–3) 0.051
 SAPS2 score 45 (37–52) 65 (65–66) 0.069
 Various comorbidities (COPD, diabetes, coronary disease, kidney malignancy)—no. (%) 3 (27) 2 (40) 1
Outcome
 Invasive mechanically ventilated patients—no. (%) 10 (91) 5 (100) 1
 Duration of mechanical ventilation, days 2 (1–5) 14 (6–19) 0.025
 Length of stay, days 4 (2–6) 7 (6–19) 0.3
 Mortality rate in the ICU—no. (%) 1 (9) 4 (80) 0.013
  1. Continuous variables are expressed as medians with their interquartile range in brackets; categorical variables are presented within brackets as percentages
  2. ICU intensive care unit, COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, AMC amoxicillin–clavulanate
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