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Research Article

Effects of Shenfu Injection in the Treatment of Septic Shock Patients: A Multicenter, Controlled, Randomized, Open-Label Trial

Table 1

Baseline characteristics of the patients.

Shenfu ()Controls () value

Age (years)54.0 ± 16.954.0 ± 16.90.979
Gender (male/female)64/3860/370.897
SBP (mmHg)87.4 ± 19.184.0 ± 17.90.204
DBP (mmHg)53.2 ± 13.852.0 ± 11.90.528
MBP (mmHg)64.6 ± 14.762.7 ± 12.40.332
Shock index1.4 ± 0.41.4 ± 0.30.407
Heart rate (bpm)114.3 ± 19.8111.5 ± 22.20.347
Respiratory rate (bpm)23.2 ± 6.223.9 ± 5.50.412
Infection site [ (%)]0.493
 Unknown origin of infection28 (27.5)40 (41.2)
 Pulmonary37 (36.3)30 (30.9)
 Multiple 9 (8.8)7 (7.2)
 Peritoneal6 (5.9)3 (3.1)
 Urinary4 (3.9)4 (4.1)
 Catheter related5 (4.9)2 (2.1)
 Others13 (12.7)11 (11.3)

Notes: chi-square test. Multiple means that there were more than two sites of infection.
SBP: systolic blood pressure; DBP: diastolic blood pressure; MBP: mean blood pressure.

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