Table 1 Demographic, anamnestic and clinical findings in patients with (+) or without (−) critical illness polyneuromyopathy

From: Not only pulmonary rehabilitation for critically ill patients with COVID-19

  Total sample CIPNM+ CIPNM
N 9 4 5
Mean age in years (range) 69 (57–80) 64 (57–72) 71 (60–80)
Sex F/M (n) 1/8 1/3 0/5
Mean time from ICU admission in days (range) 28 (18–30) 29 (20–30) 25 (18–25)
Previous history of comorbidities
 Diabetes (n, %) 2, 22% 1, 25% 1, 20%
 COPD (n, %) 1, 10% 1, 20% 0
 Hypertension (n, %) 3, 33% 2, 50% 1, 20%
MRCs mean (range) 21 (12–40) 15 (12–24) 30 (12–40)
  1. Descriptive data are reported as mean, range and percentages referred to the whole number of patients with or without Intensive care unit–acquired weakness
  2. CIPNM combined critical illness polyneuropathy and myopathy, F female, M male, ICU intensive care unit, COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, MRCs Medical Research Council sum score