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Table 1 Definition of Scroing Systems

From: Comparison of different sepsis scoring systems and pathways: qSOFA, SIRS, Shapiro criteria and CEC SEPSIS KILLS pathway in bacteraemic and non-bacteraemic patients presenting to the emergency department

Scoring system SIRS Quick Sequential Organ Failure Score (qSOFA) Modified Shapiro Criteria
Parameters 1. Temperature > 38 or < 36 ̊C
2. Respiratory rate > 20 breaths per minute
3. Heart rate > 90 beats per minute
4. White cell count > 12 or < 4 or bands > 10%
1. Altered mental state
2. Respiratory rate ≥ 22 breaths per minute
3. Systolic blood pressure ≤ 100 mmHg
Major criteria
1. Suspected endocarditis,
2. Temperature ≥ 39.4 ̊C
3. Indwelling vascular advice
Minor criteria
1. Age > 65
2. Temperature 38.3–39
3. Chills
4. Vomiting
5. Systolic blood pressure ≤ 90 mmHg
6. White cell count > 18
7. Bands > 5%
8. Platelets < 150
9. Creatinine > 200 mg/dL
  Score ≥ 2 = meets criteria Score ≥ 2 = meets criteria  ≥ 1 major or ≥ 2 minor = meets criteria