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Table 1 Patients’ main characteristics

From: Bedside selection of positive end-expiratory pressure by electrical impedance tomography in hypoxemic patients: a feasibility study

Patient # Age (years) Sex Body mass index (Kg/m2) SAPS II score PaO2/FiO2 (mmHg) Diagnosis at admission ARDS Days of intubation before enrollment ICU outcome
1 59 M 26 39 121 Thoracic trauma Y 1 Survive
2 67 M 29 33 114 Pneumonia Y 3 Survive
3 67 M 24 34 236 Pneumonia Y 4 Survive
4 55 M 26 46 170 Pneumonia Y 15 Survive
5 75 F 31 47 84 Pneumonia Y 2 Survive
6 80 F 28 78 145 Pneumonia Y 1 Dead
7 63 M 29 45 140 Pneumonia N 2 Survive
8 41 M 34 33 209 Pneumonia Y 3 Survive
9 79 M 24 44 97 Pneumonia Y 1 Survive
10 69 M 25 35 279 Thoracic trauma Y 3 Survive
11 64 M 26 48 238 Thoracic trauma N 3 Dead
12 63 M 28 42 104 Pneumonia Y 3 Dead
13 56 M 37 39 86 Pneumonia Y 2 Survive
14 88 M 26 38 210 Septic shock Y 1 Survive
15 68 M 26 51 196 Septic shock N 19 Survive
16 59 M 29 31 132 Septic shock N 6 Survive
Mean ± SD 66 ± 11 2 F 28 ± 4 43 ± 11 160 ± 60 10 pneumonia, 3 thoracic trauma, 3 septic shock 12 Y 4 ± 5 3 dead
  1. SAPS, Simplified Acute Physiologic Score; ARDS, acute respiratory distress syndrome; ICU, intensive care unit