Table 1

Data collection time points for enrolled participants

Time point
BaselineDailyPICU discharge
AgeVentilation mode*Date of discharge
GenderInterventions for organ support†Survival status
WeightHourly SpOvalues‡Discharge diagnosis
Acute diagnosis
Chronic diagnosis
Severity of gas exchange
Cause of respiratory failure
PIM2r score
  • *Ventilation mode including FiO2 and mean airway pressure.

  • †Including use of vasoactive drugs, ECMO, blood transfusion, renal support and neuromuscular blocker or sedative drug infusions.

  • ‡Hourly SpO2 values for first 24 hours, then 4 hourly until day 6 postrandomisation and 12 hourly thereafter until the end of mechanical ventilation.

  • ECMO, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation; FiO2, fraction of inspired oxygen; PICU, paediatric intensive care unit; PIM2r, paediatric index of mortality 2 recalibated; SpO2, peripheral oxygen saturations.