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Table 1 Demographic data of the patients

From: Comparison of point-of-care peripheral perfusion assessment using pulse oximetry sensor with manual capillary refill time: clinical pilot study in the emergency department

 n = 30
Age, years58.6 ± 19.8
Gender, male (%)13 (43)
Race, n (%)
 White17 (57)
 Black or African American10 (33)
 Asian2 (7)
 Other/multiracial1 (3)
Past medical history, n (%)
 Diabetes mellitus6 (20)
 Hypertension13 (43)
 Smoking6 (20)
 Heart disease9 (30)
 Lung disease1 (3)
Patient type
 Medical, n (%)24 (80)
 Surgical, n (%)6 (20)
 Infection, n (%)11 (37)
Temperature, °C
 Fingertip temperature27.8 ± 3.0
 Forearm temperature32.5 ± 1.0
 Body temperature37.0 ± 0.5
Initial vital signs200
 Heart rate, BPM92 ± 17
 Respiratory rate, BPM18 ± 2
 Systolic blood pressure, mmHg131 ± 24
 Diastolic blood pressure, mmHg77 ± 13
 Oxygen saturation, %98 (97, 99)
Shock status
 Systolic blood pressure < 90 mmHg, n (%)0 (0)
 Lactate > 2.0 mmol/L, n (%)4 (13)
Interventions
 Vasopressor use, n (%)0 (0)
 Inotropic support, n (%)0 (0)
 Bolus fluid administered, n (%)22 (73)
 Volume of fluid, mL1750 (1000, 2938)
 Bolus before cap refill, n (%)18 (82)
 Bolus after cap refill, n (%)4 (18)
 Admission to the hospital, n (%)12 (40)
  1. Mean and standard deviation, median and interquartile, or number and proportion are shown