Morphine Fentanyl Significance
On arrival to ICU (Tempbaseline) 36.6 ± 0.8 36.7 ± 0.9 N.S
2 hrs post-arrival to ICU (Temp1) 36.8 ± 0.4 37.4 ± 0.4 *** P<0.001
4 hrs post-arrival to ICU (Temp2) 37.1 ± 0.2 *** 37.5 ± 0.3*** P<0.001
6 hrs post-arrival to ICU (Temp3) 37.3 ± 0.4 *** 37.6 ± 0.3 *** N.S
8 hrs post-arrival to ICU (Temp4) 37.2 ± 0.3 *** 37.5 ± 0.3 *** P<0.05
10 hrs post-arrival to ICU (Temp5) 37.2 ± 0.2 *** 37.5 ± 0.3 *** P<0.01
12 hrs post-arrival to ICU(Temp6) 37.1 ± 0.2 *** 37.5 ± 0.1 *** P<0.05
Data presented as median (interquartile range). P value by Kruskall-Wallis. Intergroup differences (p<0.05) by Tukey’s test after log transformation: N.S=Non Significant ***P<0.001 compared to Tempbaseline
Table 6: Temperature changes (°C) in the two studied groups.