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Table 1 Patients characteristics

From: Estimation of sodium and chloride storage in critically ill patients: a balance study

  n = 38
Age (years) 66 (13)
Sex, male 28 (74%)
Reason of admission  
 Cardiothoracic surgery 31 (82%)
 Trauma 1 (3%)
 Vascular surgery 1 (3%)
Miscellaneous 5 (13%)
LOS ICU (days) 7.4 (4.8–13.7)
Patients on diuretics 25 (66%)
APACHE-IV 60 (44-71)
Hospital mortality 4 (11%)
AKI 11 (29%)
 Stage 1 6 (55%)
 Stage 2 3 (27%)
 Stage 3 2 (18%)
  1. Data are depicted as mean (SD), n (%) or median (interquartile range) as appropriate
  2. APACHE Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation