Use of physical cooling in each MAXICU category of patients with and without sepsis. Data show patients categorized in subgroups according to MAXICU value range: 37.5°C to 38.4°C, 38.5°C to 39.4°C, and ≥ 39.5°C. *statistically significant difference between patients with and without sepsis. MAXICU, maximum body temperature recorded during ICU stay.
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