Table 3

 The Modified Early Warning Score10

Score3210123
bpm, beats per minute.
Heart rate (bpm)⩽4041–5051–100101–110111–129⩾130
Respiratory rate<99–1415–2021–29⩾30
Temperature (°C)<3535.1–3636.1–3838.1–38.5>38.5
Central nervous systemNew agitation or confusionAlertVoicePainUnresponsive
Urine output (ml/h)Nil, check catheter<20<35Excess
Systolic blood pressure (mm Hg)<7071–8081–100101–199>200
O2 saturation (%)>9290–9285–89<85