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Table 1 Categories of criteria included in published point-based triage protocols

From: Allocation of intensive care resources during an infectious disease outbreak: a rapid review to inform practice

Point-based criteria Age Comorbidities Vital signs Laboratory findings Neurological status
Pandemic
 AGILITIES Score b,e 1 (GCS)
 CAT b, (ALOC)
 Clinical dashboard a,b,c,e 6,8,11–16
 Critical Care Disaster Resource Allocation a,b 1,9,10
 P-MEWS a,b,c,d
 STSS b 1 (mental status)
 SWiFT a,b,c,d 1 (mental status)
 XGBoost Machine Learning Algorithm a,b,c,d 6,8,10
Community-acquired pneumonia
 CURB-65 a,b 6 (mental status)
 NHAP b,c (mental status)
 PIRO-CAP 1,6
 PSI a,b,c,d 1,2,3,5,6,7 (mental status)
 Severity Score for the Elderly with CAP a,b,c,d,e 6
 SMART-COP a,b,c 1 (mental status)
ECMO allocation strategy
 Minnesota Department of Health 1,9,10 (GCS)
ICU scoring systems
 APACHE-II a,b,c,d 1,2,3,4,6,7,8 (GCS)
 MEWS a,b,c,d (AVPU)
 qSOFA a,b (GCS)
 SAPS-II a,c,d 1,2,3,4,6,8 (GCS)
 SOFA 1,9,10 (GCS)
Sepsis      
 MEDS b 8,9 (mental status)
ARDS
 Murray score 1
 PaO2/FiO2 ratio 1
  1. Abbreviations: AGILITIES Age, Glasgow score, Infusions, Lungs, Interventions, Tests, Informal/incidental, Excessive weight, Subtract; ALOC altered level of consciousness; APACHE-II Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation; CAP community-acquired pneumonia; CAT Community Assessment Tools; CURB-65 Confusion, Urea, Respiratory rate, Blood pressure, Age ≥ 65; GCS Glasgow Coma Scale; MEDS Mortality in Emergency Department Sepsis; MEWS Modified Early Warning Score; NHAP Nursing Home-Acquired Pneumonia in the Elderly; P-MEWS Pandemic Modified Warning Score; PIRO-CAP Predisposition Insult Response and Organ Dysfunction in Community Acquired Pneumonia; PSI Pneumonia Severity Index; qSOFA quick Sequential Organ Failure Assessment; SAPS-II Simplified Acute Physiology Score; SOFA Sequential Organ Failure Assessment; SMART-COP Systolic blood pressure, Multilobar involvement, Respiratory rate, Tachycardia, Confusion, Oxygenation; STSS Simple Triage Scoring System; SWiFT Swine Flu Triage
  2. Vital signs included: a-blood pressure, b-respiratory rate, c-heart rate, d-temperature, e-height/weight/BMI
  3. Laboratory findings included: 1-oxygenation, 2-arterial pH or HCO3, 3-sodium (serum), 4-potassium (serum), 5-glucose, 6-kidney (creatinine, BUN, urine output), 7-hematocrit, 8-WBC, 9-platelet, 10-bilirubin, 11-procalcitonin, 12-D-dimer, 13-C-reactive protein, 14-LDH, 15-troponin, 16-ferritin