Table 1: Demographic and clinical characteristics of the patients on admission to ICU.

VariablesR group ( 𝑛 = 1 6 )F group ( 𝑛 = 1 6 ) 𝑃 value

Age, yr50.63 ± 25.2451.88 ± 20.770.985
Weight, kg65.94 ± 11.8970.06 ± 15.120.539
Gender*
 M710
 F96
Clinic*
 Brain surgery1312
 Internal11
 General surgery10
 Urology01
 Orthopaedics12
APACHE II score9.56 ± 3.8311.94 ± 6.40.305
Pred. Mortality, %12.3 ± 7.7317.18 ± 14.40.243
GCS11 ± 3.9710.06 ± 4.740.669
MAP, mmHg96.25 ± 17.4386.63 ± 19.180.254
Heart rate, beats/min93 ± 17.9286.75 ± 25.170.305
Temperature, °C36.5 ± 0.5436 ± 0.470.080
sPO2, %99 ± 0.8997.63 ± 4.880.696
PaO2, mmHg167.63 ± 57.38199.3 ± 95.220.287
PaCO2 , mmHg36.78 ± 7.9637,14 ± 11,360.867
PH7.37 ± 0.17.34 ± 0.120.381
CVP, mmHg7.13 ± 3.868.38 ± 6.450.780
ALT, U/L68.38 ± 65.9337.31 ± 28.850.067
AST, U/L135.93 ± 316.0238.5 ± 22.060.305
BUN, mg/dL42.75 ± 29.5261.81 ± 79.380.985
SrCr, mg/dL0.8 ± 0.31.35 ± 0.630.361

*Because the figures involved in these categories were small, statistical analysis was not deemed necessary.