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Table 1 Data items used to calculate the clinical scores

From: A comparison of predictors for mortality and bacteraemia in patients suspected of infection

Variables SF Variables used to calculate scores
NEWS SOFA MEDS qSOFA SDR SIRS
Vital signs
 Systolic BP or MAP x x x   x x  
 Heart rate x x      x
 Temperature x x     x x
 Chills x      x  
 Mental status x x   x x   
GCS
 Arterial O2 saturation (SaO2)   x      
 Arterial O2 pressure (PaO2)    x     
 Respiratory rate   x    x   x
 Respiratory distress     x    
Laboratory
 WBC       x x
 Platelets x   x x   x  
 Creatinine x   x    x  
 Neutrophil fraction x       
 Immature neutrophils     x   x  
 Bilirubin    x     
 Albumin x       
 CRP x       
 Lactate x       
Other/comorbidities
 Age x    x   x  
 Nursing home residence     x    
 Lower respiratory infection     x    
 Septic shock     x    
 Terminal illness     x    
 Suspected endocarditis       x  
 Indwelling vascular catheter       x  
 Vomiting       x  
Overall score availability (%) 99.8 33.9 23.5 69.1 50.8 61.8 58.5