Table 4

Ventilator settings and blood gas results of ventilated patients

Ventilated patients (n=6)Ship admissionDuring transportOn arrival
Saturation, (%), median (IQR)97 (95–97)96 (95–98)96 (94–98)
Ventilator settings, median (IQR)
 VT (mL/kg PBW)6.3 (5.7–7.1)6.4 (5.8–6.6)6.4 (6.2–6.6)
 PEEP (cmH2O)12 (11–12)11 (10–12)11 (10–12)
 RR (beat/min)24 (23–24)25 (22–26)23 (21–26)
 FiO2 (%)58 (51–60)40 (36–40)38 (35–40)
 Pplat (cmH2O)23 (20–23)22 (20–23)23 (20–24)
 Driving pressure (cmH2O)11 (9–12)9 (9–14)10 (9–14)
 Cst (mL/cmH2O)42 (32–53)46 (34–53)47 (34–53)
 VE (L/min)9.5 (9.4–11.6)10.1 (9.5–11.3)9.8 (9.5–11.7)
PaO2 to FiO2 ratio, median (IQR)139 (116–180)199 (166–216)187 (152–211)
PaCO2 (mm Hg), median (IQR)39 (37–40)42 (38–43)42 (41–43)
pH, median (IQR)7.36 (7.32–7.43)7.38 (7.27–7.44)7.36 (7.32–7.43)
  • Cst, static respiratory system compliance; FiO2, fractional inspired oxygen; PaCO2, arterial carbon dioxide; PaO2, arterial oxygen pressure; PEEP, positive end-expiratory pressure; pH, arterial potential hydrogen; Pplat, plateau pressure; VE, minute ventilation; VT, tidal volume.