Table 2: Changes of arterial blood gas, serum electrolyte, and blood glucose concentration in the control and insulin groups.

GroupBaselineCVC5 min10 min15 min20 min25 min30 min

pHControl
Insulin

PaO2 (mmHg)Control
Insulin 399 ± 81

PaCO2 (mmHg)Control
Insulin

Na+ (mEq/L)Control
Insulin 147±4

K+ (mEq/L)Control
Insulin

Ca++ (mEq/L)Control
Insulin

Glucose (mg/dL)Control
Insulin 197±55

Values are mean ± SD.
CVC: cardiovascular collapse.
* versus control; versus baseline.