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Table 1 Patient characteristics and ventilator settings

From: Effect of inspiratory synchronization during pressure-controlled ventilation on lung distension and inspiratory effort

Patient Gender Age (years) Cause of acute respiratory failure Intubation days APACHE II score RASS score Inspiratory pressure above PEEP (cmH2O) PEEP (cmH2O) Inspiratory time (s) Set rate (breath/min) FiO2 Discharge status
1 M 62 Sepsis, ARDS 14 12 −2 10 8 1 15 0.5 Alive
2* F 65 COPD with exacerbation 2 13 0 12 5 0.9 26 0.45 Alive
3 M 80 COPD with exacerbation 15 13 0 10 8 1.1 19 0.3 Alive
4 M 66 Sepsis, ARDS 3 16 −2 16 8 1 20 0.4 Alive
5 M 68 Congestive heart failure 4 16 −2 12 10 1 20 0.5 Alive
6 M 48 Pneumonia, ARDS 13 17 −2 10 10 0.9 14 0.4 Dead
7 M 38 Multiple trauma 7 11 −3 12 8 1 16 0.4 Alive
8 F 41 Seizure, ARDS 7 20 −3 10 8 1 18 0.4 Alive
9 M 69 Sepsis, ARDS 9 18 −3 18 10 0.8 25 0.5 Dead
10 M 46 IPF exacerbation, ARDS 10 19 −3 20 8 0.8 24 0.5 Alive
11 F 67 Cardiac arrest 7 19 −3 14 12 1 20 0.5 Alive
12 M 49 Sepsis, ARDS 8 24 −3 14 12 1 22 0.4 Alive
13 M 63 Pneumonia, ARDS 2 25 −1 16 10 0.9 13 0.4 Dead
14 F 51 Pneumonia 11 29 −3 16 10 1.2 14 0.45 Dead
  1. ARDS acute respiratory distress syndrome, COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, IPF idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, PEEP positive end-expiratory pressure, RASS Richmond Agitation Sedation Scale
  2. * Patient #2 was excluded from the data analysis due to termination of the study