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Table 2 Factors associated with inability to acquire echocardiographic views

From: Basic critical care echocardiography training of intensivists allows reproducible and reliable measurements of cardiac output

  Possible to acquire Not possible to acquire p
n (%) Mean SD n (%) Mean SD
Age 34 66 13 8 68 19 0.721
BMI 33 28 5 7 29 9 0.631
Mechanical ventilation 27 (77)    8 (23)    0.563
Tidal volume (mL) 26 542 63 7 616 53 0.008
PEEP 26 7 3 8 6 1 0.116
Thoracic drain 7 (87)    1 (12)    0.503
Abdominal dressing 2 (40)    3 (60)    0.043
  1. BMI: body mass index; mL: milliliters; PEEP: positive end-expiratory pressure; SD: standard deviation