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Table 7 Initial estimate of CO at PEEP = 5 cmH2O (bold italicised cells).

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

  PEEP Drop in CO [L/Min] Percentage Drop in CO [%]
  5 7 12 PEEP 5 & 7 PEEP 7 & 12 PEEP 5 & 7 PEEP 7 & 12
Cardiac
Output
2 1.8 1.7 0.2 0.1 10 6
  2.5 2.4 2.2 0.1 0.2 4 8
  3 2.7 2.5 0.3 0.2 10 7
  3.5 3.3 3 0.2 0.3 6 9
  4 3.6 3.3 0.4 0.3 10 8
  4.5 4.2 3.8 0.3 0.4 7 10
  5 4.5 4.1 0.5 0.4 10 9
  5.5 4.9 4.4 0.6 0.5 11 10
  6 5.2 4.7 0.8 0.5 13 10
  6.5 5.9 5.3 0.6 0.6 9 10
  7 6.2 5.6 0.8 0.6 11 10
  7.5 6.6 5.9 0.9 0.7 12 11
  8 7 6.2 1 0.8 13 11
  Median 0.5 0.4 10 9.5
  Max 1.0 0.8 13.3 11.4
  Minimum 0.1 0.1 4.0 5.6
  1. Drop in CO and percentage drop in CO shown for the different initial estimates.