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Table 1 Characteristics of patients

From: Bedside prediction of intradialytic hemodynamic instability in critically ill patients: the SOCRATE study

Number of patients88
Male66 (75%)
Age67 [55–76]
Comorbidities
Hypertension55 (62%)
Cancer or hematological malignancy26 (29%)
Diabetes24 (27%)
Cardiac disease24 (27%)
Cirrhosis14 (16%)
Chronic kidney disease12 (14%)
Source of ICU admission
Ward42 (48%)
Emergency department35 (40%)
Home11 (12%)
Main diagnosis at ICU admission
Acute respiratory failure24 (27%)
Sepsis24 (27%)
Acute kidney injury23 (26%)
Hemorrhagic shock6 (7%)
Cardiogenic shock4 (4%)
Coma2 (2%)
Other5 (6%)
SAPS II61 [49–74]
Organ supports during ICU stay
Vasopressors71 (81%)
Non-invasive mechanical ventilation16 (18%)
Invasive mechanical ventilation88 (100%)
  1. Quantitative variables are expressed as median (25–75th percentiles) and qualitative variables as number (%)
  2. Chronic kidney disease was defined as glomerular filtration rate < 60 mL/min/1.73 m2 according to MDRD formula