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Table 6 Characteristics of the patients at ED presentation according to the nurse hypoperfusion score

From: Capillary lactate as a tool for the triage nurse among patients with SIRS at emergency department presentation: a preliminary report

  Score = 0 Score = 1 Score = 2
n 85 75 15
Age (years) 75 [56–83] 66 [53 to 79] 79 [61 to 85]
Temperature (°C) 37.3 [36.7 to 38.3] 37.4 [36.4 to 38.3] 36.5 [35.3 to 38.2]
Glasgow Coma Score 15 [15 to 15] 15 [14 to 15] 14 [8 to 15]
Heart Rate (bpm) 102 [95 to 112] 108 [94 to 117] 95 [76 to 120]
Systolic arterial pressure (mmHg) 142 [121 to 163] 130 [104 to 156] 110 [85 to 143]
Mean arterial pressure (mmHg) 96 [85 to 112] 92 [73 to 106] 73 [60 to 103]
Diastolic arterial pressure (mmHg) 75 [64 to 88] 71 [58 to 83] 59 [46 to 81]
Ventilatory rate (bpm) 25 [22 to 29] 25 [22 to 30] 30 [21 to 34]
SpO2 (%) 96 [94 to 98] 96 [94 to 98] 96 [91 to 98]
Capillary refilling time (s) 1 [1 to 1] 1 [1 to 1] 3 [1 to 3]
  1. Numbers are median [interquartile range].
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