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Table The patients falling into each APACHE II scoring band being actively treated for each physiological parameter (% [n])

From: ‘Treatment profile’: a new concept that must be considered when comparing data obtained from physiological severity of illness scores

  +4 +3 +2 +1 0 +1 +2 +3 +4
Temp - 38 (22) na 8 (12) 10 (60) 10 (10) 66 (3) - -
MAP - - - na 12 (26) na 42 (53) na 82 (17)
Heart R 100 (1) 55 (11) 22 (41) na 12 (42) na - - -
Resp R 0 (2) 0 (11) na 3 (32) 60 (15) 29 (14) 50 (2) na 0 (1)
pO2 100 (24) 100 (9) 100 (16) na 100 (30) - na - -
pH - - na 88 (8) 25 (53) na 23 (18) 32 (12) 67 (5)
Sodium - - 0 (2) 0 (4) 16 (79) na - - -
K+ - - na 0 (2) 44 (64) 88 (17) 100 (5) na 100 (1)
Creat 38 (8) 14 (7) 0 (4) na 0 (45) na 0 (25) na na
Hct - na - - 5 (36) na 48 (73) na 88 (8)
WBC 100 (1) na 86 (14) 90 (10) 82 (68) na 100 (1) na 100 (1)
  1. na = not applicable, - = no patients in that group in our data.