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Table 2 Clinical descriptions used to infer RTS categories for GCS, RR, and SBP

From: A retrospective quality assessment of pre-hospital emergency medical documentation in motor vehicle accidents in south-eastern Norway

  Glasgow Coma Scale Respiratory rate Systolic Blood Pressure
RTS Category Exact values Clinical descriptions used to infer RTS Exact values Clinical descriptions used to infer RTS Exact values Clinical descriptions used to infer RTS
4 13-15 Awake Oriented Fully conscious 10-29 Normal, unaffected >89 Good radial pulse
3 9-12 Confused, Somnolent Disoriented, Abnormal reflex movement >29 Fast hyperventilation 76-89 -
2 6-8 - 6-9 Slow, insufficient 50-75 -
1 4-5 - 1-5 - 1-49 -
0 3 Deeply unconscious Unawake, no motor response, no speech 0 No respiration 0 No palpable pulse No carotic pulse No circulation Flat ECG curve
  1. Empty cells: No clinical descriptions were considered adequate to reasonably infer these values of RTS categories