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Table 1 Patients

From: Effects of red blood cell transfusion on hemodynamic parameters: a prospective study in intensive care unit patients

Patients’ characteristics
Sex, male, n (%) 22 (65%)
Age, years 59 ± 13
Height, cm 172 ± 8
Body weight, kg 78 (74-90)
Reason for intensive care unit treatment
Liver cirrhosis/acute liver failure, n (%) 13 (38%)
Acute respiratory insufficiency/pneumonia, n (%) 11 (32%)
Severe sepsis/septic multiple organ dysfunction syndrome, n (%) 6 (18%)
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, n (%) 2 (6%)
Other, n (%) 2 (6%)
Clinical characteristics on day of red blood cell transfusion
Therapeutic Intervention Scoring System, points 22 ± 9
Mechanical ventilation, n (%) 23 (68%)
Norepinephrine therapy, n (%) 13 (38%)
  1. Data are presented as absolute and relative frequencies (categorical data), mean ± standard deviation (normally distributed continuous data), or median and 25%-75% percentile range (not normally distributed continuous data).