AP Sys BP Field

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Data Element (edit)
Field Name: Ap_APSysBP
CCMDB tab: Apache
Table: L Log table
Data type: number
Length: single
Program: CC
Created/Raw: Raw
Start Date: 1988-07-11
End Date: 2300-01-01
Sort Index: 59

Ap_SysBP is the systolic blood pressure.

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Legacy implementation right in the table

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Different instructions for ICU and Medicine

The details of collection for ICU and medicine are different. For the timing and which value to use, see:

Apache Physiological Variable
variable name Systolic Blood Pressure
unit mmHG
absolute max allowed 360
warning max 243
high score 4
high score 3
high score 2
high score 1
score 0 as per Mean BP
low score 1
low score 2
low score 3
low score 4
AP phys warnMin 49
AP phys absMin 25


This value is used to generate the APACHE Score.

Collecting Apache physiological variables

There are some specific rules to follow in choosing which one of several lab results to collect.

See APACHE physiological variable collection for details.

Cross Chcks

Rules described in APACHE_physiological_variable_collection#Exceptionally_high_or_low_values are implemented by Check APACHE physiological variable high low.

Data use

Apache Systolic BP is used for the ALERT Scale score.

Data Integrity Checks

Data Integrity Checks (automatic list)

Check APACHE physiological variable high lowCCMDB.accdbimplemented