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Table 2 Termination criteria for repetitive vascular occlusion stimulus (RVOS) session

From: Repetitive vascular occlusion stimulus (RVOS) versus standard care to prevent muscle wasting in critically ill patients (ROSProx):a study protocol for a pilot randomised controlled trial

1. Heart rate < 40 bpm or > 180 bpm
2. Systolic blood pressure < 80 mmHg or > 200 mmHg
3. Mean arterial blood pressure < 60 mmHg or > 120 mmHg
4. Peripheral capillary oxygen saturation (SpO2) < 88%
5. Pain score > 8/10 on visual analogue scale and unwillingness to proceed with RVOS intervention
6. Objective signs of tissue injury felt due to cuff inflation