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Table 2 Renal function test, urinary output and percentage of patients that received diuretics in the preemptive fluid strategy and standard fluid strategy groups

From: Implementation of preemptive fluid strategy as a bundle to prevent fluid overload in children with acute respiratory distress syndrome and sepsis

  24 h 48 h 72 h
  PFS SFS PFS SFS PFS SFS
N 37 39 36 39 24 37
BUN (mg·dL−1) 7 (6,9.5) 4 (3,8) 5 (3,8) 3 (2,6) 7 (5,16) 4 (2,8.5)
Creatinine (mg·dL−1) 0.22 (0.16,0.28) 0.18 (0.14,0.24) 0.21 (0.19,0.3) 0.2 (0.15,0.26) 0.22 (0.14,0.35) 0.22 (0.19,0.36)
Urinary output (mL·kg−1·h−1) 1.8* (1.1,2.8) 2.9 (1.8,3.7) 2.3* (1.6,3.5) 4 (2.9,5.7) 2.6* (2.1,3.75) 4.1 (3,5.2)
Diuretic bolus (%) 54* 15 72 64 57 76
Continuous infusion of diuretic (%) 11 13 19* 59 17* 70
  1. (* P < 0.05)
  2. Abbreviations: PFS preemptive fluid strategy, SFS standard fluid strategy