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Table 8 Comparison between both groups according to serum lactate

From: Evaluation of the safety and efficacy of beta blockers in septic patients: a randomized control trial

  Group A: control (n = 30) Group B: esmolol (n = 30) t test P value
Day 0 5.3 ± 1.35 5.2 ± 1.6 − 0.262 0.7945
Day 1 5.1 ± 0.9 5.0 ± 1.1 − 0.385 0.7014
Day 2 4.8 ± 0.8 4.7 ± 1.2 − 0.380 0.7055
Day 3 3.6 ± 0.78 3.4 ± 0.59 − 1.120 0.2673
Day 4 3.2 ± 0.37 3.1 ± 0.4 − 1.005 0.3190
Day 5 2.3 ± 0.34 2.2 ± 0.26 − 1.280 0.2058
Day 6 1.9 ± 0.46 1.7 ± 0.35 − 1.895 0.0631
  1. Data presented as mean ± SD
  2. P value > 0.05 NS; *P value < 0.05 S; **P value < 0.001 HS
  3. There was no statistically significant difference between both groups according to serum lactate as shown in Table 8 and Fig. 6
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