Table 3. Gaseous Exchange and Core, Mean Skin, and Ambient Room Temperature in Volunteers with and without Epidural Blockade in the Fasted State and during Dextrose Infusion
Values are presented as mean ± SD.
V̇O2= whole-body oxygen consumption; V̇CO2= whole-body carbon dioxide production; RQ = respiratory quotient.
*P < 0.05 compared with fasted state.