Table 1

Relevant clinical characteristics on admission and at discharge

Vital signsReference valuesOn admissionAt discharge
Blood pressure (mm Hg)<125/85180/90120/70
Heart rate (beats per minute)60–10010089
Respiratory rate (breaths per minute)15–202016
Peripheric oxygen saturation (%)96–10099 (ambient air)99 (ambient air)
Body temperature (°C)36.0–37.037.936.5
Laboratory tests
 Haemoglobin (g/L)132–173124117
 Leucocytes (×109/L)4.0–
 Lymphocytes (×109/L)1.5–
 Neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio1.0–
 Platelets (×109/L)150–450294358
 LDH (IU/L)125–220178NA
 C reactive protein (mg/L)<
 Procalcitonin (µg/L)<0.50.1NA
 Creatinine (µmol/L)64.5–104.3384.5281.1
 eGFR (mL/s/m2)1.5–
 Serum potassium (mmol/L)3.5–
 Serum sodium (mmol/L)135–153138140
 Serum chloride (mmol/L)94–110108100
 Serum calcium (mmol/L)2.15–2.572.02.0
 Total cholesterol (mmol/L)<5.186.8NA
 LDL cholesterol (mmol/L)<2.65.1NA
 Triglycerides (mmol/L)<1.71.5NA
 ALT (IU/L)11–341115
 AST (IU/L)11–392025
 GGT (IU/L)11–531615
 Total bilirubin (µmol/L)3.4–
 Fasting serum glucose (mmol/L)4.2–
 Urine albumin/creatinine (mg/mmol)0.0–2.9482.8NA
 Serum albumin (g/L)35–522534
Arterial blood gas analysis
 pO2 (kPa)11.0–14.410.611.3
 pCO2 (kPa)4.3–
 HCO3 (mmol/L)22–291823
 pO2/FiO2 >350380404
 Lactate (mmol/L)0.6–
  • ALT, alanine aminotransferase; AST, aspartate aminotransferase; eGFR, estimated glomerular filtration rate; FiO2, fraction of inspired oxygen; GGT, gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase; HCO3‾, bicarbonate; INR, international normalised ratio; LDH, lactate dehydrogenase; LDL, low-density lipoprotein; NA, not assessed; pCO2, partial pressure of carbon dioxide; pO2, partial pressure of oxygen.