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Table 2 Severity scoring, physiological variables and changes on chest radiographs

From: Patients with community acquired pneumonia admitted to European intensive care units: an epidemiological survey of the GenOSept cohort

Clinical parameters Number analysed Median or number IQR or %
Scoring    
 APACHE II score 1,166 20 15 to 25
 SOFA II score 1,158 6 4 to 9
 IDSA/ATS criteria for severe CAP 1,161 1,140 97.8%
Physiology    
 Highest temperature, °C 1,160 38.0 37.2 to 38.6
 Lowest temperature, °C 1,160 36.4 35.8 to 37
 Lowest SBP, mmHg 1,161 91 80 to 105
 Lowest MAP, mmHg 1,156 64 56 to 72
 Highest heart rate. bpm 1,161 118 101 to 130
 Lowest heart rate. bpm 1,161 84 70 to 95
 Highest WCC, ×109/L 1,160 14.2 9.9 to 20.7
 Lowest WCC, ×109/L 1,160 12.5 8.3 to 18
 Lowest platelet count, ×109/L 1,160 197 142 to 266
 Haematocrit, % 1089 34.7 30 to 39
 Bicarbonate, mmol/L 1049 22 19 to 26
 Lowest sodium, mmol/L 1,159 136 132 to 139
 Lowest potassium, mEq/L 1,159 3.7 3.4 to 4.2
 PCO2, mmHg 1,144 24 5.5 to 40
 pH 1,150 7.33 7.24 to 7.42
 Serum bilirubin, μmol/L 1,135 13 8 to 20
 Urea, μmol/L 1,068 11 6.8 to 20
 Urine volume, cL/day 1,153 155 90 to 236.5
 Creatinine, μmol/L 1,161 100 72 to 157
 Respiratory rate, bpm 1,154 27 18 to 35
 P:F ratio, mmHg 1,150 132 86 to 200
 Renal failure during week 1 in ICU 1,161 411 37.1
 Need for RRT during week 1 in ICU 1,161 189 17.2
 Mechanical ventilation during week 1 in ICU 1,161 962 85.0
 Septic shock on admission 1,161 573 49.4
Admission CXR changes 1166   
 Lobar pattern on CXR   507 43.7
 Localised pattern on CXR   290 25
 Diffuse bilateral changes on CXR   340 29.3
  1. All measurements recorded on day 1 of admission to the ICU unless stated otherwise. APACHE, acute physiology and chronic health evaluation; P:F ratio, ratio of the partial pressure to fractional inspired concentration of oxygen; SOFA. sequential organ failure assessment; IDSA/ATS, Infectious Diseases Society of America/American Thoracic Society; SBP, systolic blood pressure; MAP, mean arterial pressure; WCC, white cell count; CXR, chest radiograph.