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Table 2 Physiological parameters measured before and after HFCWO (Vest) treatment

From: Evaluation of the safety of high-frequency chest wall oscillation (HFCWO) therapy in blunt thoracic trauma patients

Parameter Before Tx Mean (SD) (95% CI) After Tx Mean (SD) (95% CI) P value
Incentive Spirometry (cc) 1330.8 (582.0)
(166.8 – 2502.8)
1349.8 (544.7)
(260.4 – 2439.2)
0.81
Respiratory Rate (bpm) 18.1 (4.0)
(10.1 – 26.1)
18.1 (3.9)
(10.3 – 25.9)
0.95
Heart Rate (bpm) 91.4 (16.6)
(58.2 – 124.6)
91.0 (15.9)
(59.2 – 122.8)
0.80
Systolic BP (mm Hg) 131.1 (16.9)
(97.3 – 164.9)
128.9 (16.7)
(95.5 – 162.3)
0.24
Diastolic BP (mm Hg) 70.1 (12.5)
(45.1 – 95.1)
68.3 (12.9)
(42.4 – 94.1)
0.21
MAP 90.4 (12.5)
(65.4 – 115.4)
88.6 (12.7)
(63.2 – 114)
0.20
SaO2 (%) 95.9 (2.7)
(90.5 – 101.3)
95.9 (2.7)
90.5 – 101.3)
0.85