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Table 1 Patient demographics and clinical details

From: Feasibility of titrating PEEP to minimum elastance for mechanically ventilated patients

Patient Sex Age Clinical diagnostic PF ratio (mmHg) APACHE II SAPS II FiO2 Clinically selected PEEP Heart rate (bpm)a Blood pressure systolic (mmHg)a Blood pressure diastolic (mmHg)a PaO2 before RM (mmHg) PaO2 30 min after RM (mmHg)
1 F 61 Peritonitis, COPD 209 18 41 0.35 10 73 122 64 73 60
2 M 22 Trauma 170 12 25 0.50 12 93 143 72 85 73
3 M 55 Aspiration 223 21 44 0.35 10 87 131 81 78 76
4 M 88 Pneumonia, COPD 165 24 42 0.40 10 98 168 51 66 56
5 M 59 Pneumonia, COPD 285 23 50 0.40 12 91 102 63 114 79
6 M 69 Trauma 280 18 44 0.35 11 89 118 51 98 118
7 M 56 Legionnaires 265 18 34 0.55 7.5 102 165 70 146 68
8 F 54 Aspiration 303 23 49 0.40 12 104 172 71 121 106
9 M 37 H1N1, COPD 183 13 21 0.40 10 96 125 55 73 86
10 M 56 Legionnaires, COPD 237 18 33 0.35 10 64 112 50 83 83
Median [IQR]    230 [183–280]         84.0 [73.0–114.0] 77.5 [68.0–86.0]
  1. aValues are in median.
  2. Abbreviations: APACHE II acute physiology and chronic health evaluation II, bpm beats per minute, COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, FiO 2 fraction of inspired oxygen, IQR interquartile range, PaO 2 partial pressure of oxygen in arterial blood, PEEP positive end-expiratory pressure, PF ratio partial pressure of oxygen in arterial blood/fraction of inspired oxygen, RM recruitment manoeuvre, SAPS II simplified acute physiology score II.