Abstract P201
GOLD stages post salbutamolOIIIIIIIV
N1010101010
VAS27 (18)30 (26)34 (37)53 (19)48 (24)
IC%pred115 (22)105 (20)101 (17)71 (16)***64 (15)***
OC (%pred)108 (17)100 (15)91 (20)
IC-OC (L)0.70 (0.8)0.52 (0.5)0.42 (0.4)
ΔN2/L (%pred)118 (63)271 (174)390 (171)**573) (134)***849 (344)***
PaO2 (mm Hg)89 (13)87 (10)81 (10)75 (8)**78 (9)
  • Values are mean (SD). p<*0.05, **0.01, ***0.001 relative to stage O.