Table 6.

Rates of fluid removal for patients before and after intervention period by treatment groupa

Crit-Line Monitoring GroupConventional Monitoring Group
Preintervention profiles (per hour)
    <3%54 (24%)66 (32%)
    ≥3 and <8%155 (69%)125 (60%)
    ≥8%17 (8%)16 (8%)
    total patients226207
Postintervention profiles
    <3%41 (23%)37 (23%)
    ≥3 and <8%121 (68%)103 (65%)
    ≥8%16 (9%)18 (11%)
    total patients178158
  • a Data from 10 patients were missing preintervention and from 107 postintervention. Percentages were calculated by excluding patients for whom data were missing.