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Table 2 Comparison of Diagnostic variables for shock and hypoperfusion in women with PPH at time of NASG placement and removal

From: Experience in the use of non-pneumatic anti-shock garment (NASG) in the management of postpartum haemorrhage with hypovolemic shock in the Fundación Valle Del Lili, Cali, Colombia

Shock variable Number of Women: 77
When NASG applied When NASG removed
Shock index (%)
0.5–0.9
1–1.5
>1.5
0
62 (81%)
15 (19%)
75 (97%)
2 (3%)
0
Lactic acid valueb 3.1 ± 1.8 mmol/L
Minimum and maximum values (0.9–12) mmol/
1.3 ± 0.6 mmol/L Minimum and maximum values (0,7–4.1) mmol/L
Mean difference in lactic acid 1.8 (±1.8) mmol/L
Base deficita −7.4 ± 3.6 mmol/L Minimum and maximum values (−1.7–22) mmol/L −4.2 ± 1.9 mmol/L Minimum and maximum values (−0.5/–8.5) mmol/L
Haemoglobin 24 h after PPHb 9.5 ± 1.8 g/dL Minimum and maximum values (5.2–14.1) g/dL
APACHE (1st hour)b 8 (6–11) Minimum and maximum values (2–21)
  1. aMean (SD: Standard Deviation)
  2. bMedian (IQR: Interquartile Range)