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Modified early warning score

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Criteria Point Value
Systolic Blood pressure (mmHg)
<45% down 3
30% down 2
15% down 1
Normal for patient 0
15% up 1
30% up 2
>45% up 3
Heart rate (bpm)
<40 2
41–50 1
51–100 0
101–110 1
111–129 2
≥130 3
Respiratory rate (bpm)
<9 2
9–14 0
15–20 1
21–29 2
≥30 3
Temperature (°C)
<35 2
35–38.4 1
≥38.5 2
AVPU score
Alert 0
Reacting to Voice 1
Reacting to Pain 2
Unresponsive 3

 

A score of five or more is clearly linked to increased likelihood of death and admission to an intensive care unit.