Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2013 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Acupressure Improves the Weaning Indices of Tidal Volumes and Rapid Shallow Breathing Index in Stable Coma Patients Receiving Mechanical Ventilation: Randomized Controlled Trial

Table 4

Mean ± SD of rapid shallow breathing index (breaths/min/L) measurement.

Test timeOne-day acupressure ( )Two-day acupressure ( )Standard care ( )

0.0 hrsa
0.17 hrsb
0.5 hrs
1.0 hr
1.5 hrs
2.0 hrs
2.5 hrs
3.0 hrs
3.5 hrs
4.0 hrs
24.0 hrsc
24.17 hrsd
24.5 hrs
25.0 hrs
25.5 hrs
26.0 hrs
26.5 hrs
27.0 hrs
27.5 hrs
28.0 hrs

Start of treatment on Day 1 (study baseline); bend of treatment on Day 1; cstart of treatment on Day 2, if any; also, elapsed time to first Day 2 measurement since study baseline; dend of treatment on Day 1, if any.