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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Disagreement in cardiac output measurements between fourth-generation FloTrac and critical care ultrasonography in patients with circulatory shock: a prospective observational study

Patient characteristics (n = 17)
 Age (years)   65 (9)
 Male gender, n (%)   14 (82%)
 Body mass index (kg m−2)   25.7 (4.7)
Clinical characteristics on study inclusion
 Heart rate (bpm)   95 (26)
 Systolic arterial pressure (mmHg)   102 (15)
 Diastolic arterial pressure (mmHg)   55 (6)
 Mean arterial pressure (mmHg)   69 (7)
 Norepinephrine therapy, n (%)   16 (94%)
 Norepinephrine dose (μg kg−1 min−1)   0.13 (0.05, 0.38)
 Mechanical ventilation, n (%)   12 (71%)
 Positive end-expiratory pressure (cm H2O)   8 (6, 9)
 AVPU score, n (%) Alert 2 (12%)
Verbal 4 (24%)
Passive 1 (6%)
Unresponsive 10 (58%)
 Mottling score, n (%) None 3 (19%)
Modest 2 (13%)
Mild 7 (43%)
Moderate 3 (19%)
Severe 1 (6%)
 Urine output (mL kg−1 h−1)   0.49 (0.26, 0.66)
 Lactate (mmol L−1)   1.7 (1.4, 3.4)
 APACHE IV—score (points)   92 (32)
 SAPS II— (points)   56 (17)
  1. Data are presented as the mean and standard deviation, median and interquartile ranges or as absolute frequencies with percentages as appropriate
  2. Abbreviations: AVPU alert, verbal, pain, unresponsive; APACHE Acute Physiology And Chronic Health Evaluation; SAPS Simplified Acute Physiology Score