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Table 1 Variables in the clinical vignettes

From: Program on high value cost-conscious education in intensive care: Educational program on prediction of outcome and cost awareness on Intensive Care admission

All casesPresence of haematological malignancyYes/no
Acute kidney failureYes/no
Age< 60 years/ 60–80 years/ > 80 years
BMI< 20 / 20–25 / > 25
Community acquired pneumoniaPresence of COPDAbsent / mild / severe
Severity of Pneumonia (measured CURB −65 score)CURB-65 score 0–1 / 2 / 3–5
Acute PancreatitisPresence of chronic liver diseaseAbsent/ Liver cirrhosis Child Pugh A/ B/ C
Severity of pancreatitis, measured by Ranson scoreRanson Score 3–4/ 5–6/ 7–8
ARDSType of ARDSPrimary/ Secondary
Severity of ARDSNone/ Mild/ Moderate/ Severe
Cardiac arrestFirst rhythmShockable (VF/ VT)/ Non-shockable (PEA/ Asystole)
Location of arrestOut of hospital cardiac arrest/ In hospital cardiac arrest
Delay until start CPR< 3 min/ > 3 min
  1. BMI body mass index, COPDchronic obstructive pulmonary disease, CURB-65 score confusion, urea, respiratory rate and blood pressure- score, ARDS acute respiratory distress syndrome, VF ventricular fibrillation, VT ventricular tachycardia, PEA pulseless electric activity, CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation