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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Tracheostomy and mechanical ventilation weaning in children affected by respiratory virus according to a weaning protocol in a pediatric intensive care unit in Argentina: an observational restrospective trial

  Case 1 Case 2 Case 3
Age 6 months 6 months 1 month 20 days
Gender Male Male Female
Socioeconomic level Overcrowding Overcrowding Low
Mother's level of education Incomplete Primary School Complete High School Incomplete High School
Immunization schedule Complete Incomplete Complete
Previous disease history Genetic sme.
Healthy Healthy
Days of previous symptoms 5 days Fever and cough 5 days Rhinorrhea and cough 2 days Cough and rhinorrhea
Diagnosis on admittance Bilateral Pneumonia Bronchiolitis Pneumonia RUL
Pafi on admittance 118 49 92
Mean Map 15.2 (5.8-23.8) 17.2 (8.8-24.4) 9.8 (2-16.2)
Chest X-ray on admittance Bilateral diffuse infíltrate Bilateral diffuse infiltrate Focal condensation RUL
MV from admittance date Yes Yes Yes
ARDS from admittance date Yes Yes Yes
  1. Overcrowding: defined as the condition caused by the cohabitation of three or more people per room.
  2. Sme: Syndrome
  3. RUL: Right Upper Lobe
  4. RSV: Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  5. H1N1: Influenza A (H1N1) Virus
  6. VTSNF: Virological Test for Nasopharyngeal Secretion
  7. MV: Mechanical Ventilation
  8. ARDS: Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  9. Pafi: O2 arterial pressure/O2 inspired fraction
  10. Map: Mean airway pressure