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Table 2 Baseline and 30 min post-dose heart rate (HR) (beat/min) and respiratory rate (RR) (breath/min) of the patients who participated in the study (n = 12)

From: Effect of pressures and type of ventilation on aerosol delivery to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients

Delivery method Baseline HR (beat/min) 30 min HR (beat/min) p-value Baseline RR (breath/min) 30 min RR (breath/min) p-value
Low BiPAP 83.00 ± 11.23 86.33 ± 12.40  < 0.001 23.83 ± 3.69 20.50 ± 2.94  < 0.001
High BiPAP 86.17 ± 21.20 89.42 ± 22.85  < 0.001 22. 83 ± 2.72 19.92 ± 2.43  < 0.001
HFNC 90.08 ± 4.72 92.67 ± 4.98  < 0.001 22.92 ± 1.73 19.67 ± 1.61  < 0.001