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Vital Sign Score (VSS) for Evaluating a Patient in the ED

Purpose:

To evaluate an older adolescent or an adult who has just arrived at the Emergency Department using the Vital Sign Score (VSS) of Merz et al.

Specialty:

General content (available to all)

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, complications, response to therapy, adverse effects, disease progression

ICD-10:

I46

Evaluation

breaths per minute
beats per minute
mm Hg

Results

Caution: A qualified health practitioner should verify all results.
Keep patient data confidential and comply with all legal requirements.

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