Table 7

Generalised linear mixed modelling analysis for factors associated with clinical deterioration in symptoms as defined by ≥1 point increase in Borg scale

Adjusted ORp Value95% CI
ΔMEWScons1.1570.0481.001 to 1.338
ΔEMGpara%max,cons (%)1.050.0011.02 to 1.08
  • ΔEMGpara%max,cons, change in EMGpara%max between consecutive inpatient measurements; EMGpara%max, 1- min mean magnitude of rectified inspiratory parasternal EMG activity normalised to a maximal manoeuvre; ΔMEWScons, change in modified early warning score between consecutive measurements.