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Table 5 Modified shunt and cardiac output as a function of PEEP.

From: Cardiac output estimation using pulmonary mechanics in mechanically ventilated patients

PEEP
[cm H 2 O]
F I O 2
[%]
S a O 2
[%]
Shunt
[%]
R
[kPa/L/min]
CO
[L/min]
5 [25 35]* [0.909 0.951]* 16* 45 5*
7 [25 35]* [0.91 0.96]* 13+ 45 4.7+
12 [25 35]* [0.91 0.97]* 9+ 45 4.3+
  1. * indicates measured or known input values. + indicates estimated values