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Table 1 Clinical characteristics on ICU admission.

From: An integrated approach to diagnosis and management of severe haemoptysis in patients admitted to the intensive care unit: a case series from a referral centre

Age, years 51 ± 16 (17–89)
Sex Ratio (male:female) 148:48 (3.1:1)
SAPS II score 18 ± 9 (6–48)
McCabe and Jackson categories, n * 133/46/13
Cumulated volume of hemoptysis, ml † 240 ± 200 (10–1000)
< 200 ml, n (%) 86 (45%)
≥ 200 ml, n (%) 107 (55%)
Heart rate,/min 87 ± 20 (48–150)
> 130/min, n (%) 10 (5%)
Systolic Arterial Pressure, mm Hg 135 ± 28 (76–221)
< 100 mm Hg, n (%) 9 (5%)
Spontaneous Ventilation, n (%) 179 (91%)
Mechanical Ventilation [Invasive/Non Invasive], n (%) 17 [16/1] (9%)
Core Temperature, °C 37.3 ± 0.8 (36–40)
> 38.5°C, n (%) 18 (9%)
Respiratory functional signs  
Cough, n (%) 116 (73%)
Persistent bloody expectoration, n (%) 107 (69%)
Dyspnea, n (%) 121 (66%)
Purulent expectoration, n (%) 10 (6%)
Chest pain, n (%) 11 (6%)
Physical examination  
At least one localized abnormality, n (%) 94 (48%)
Crackles, n 59 (63%)
  1. Results are expressed as mean ± SD (range), unless otherwise stated.
  2. *4 missing data; †3 missing data.