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Killip classification code N

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term285149
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 04/06/2004
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing the Killip class, as a measure of haemodynamic compromise.

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Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Class 1
2Class 2
3Class 3
4Class 4
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8Other
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

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Rales or crepitations represent evidence of pulmonary interstitial oedema on lung auscultation and an S3 is an audible extra heart sound by cardiac auscultation.

CODE 1     Class 1

Absence of crepitations/rales over the lung fields and absence of S3.

CODE 2     Class 2

Crepitations/rales over 50% or less of the lung fields or the presence of an S3.

CODE 3     Class 3

Crepitations/rales over more than 50% of the lung fields.

CODE 4     Class 4

Cardiogenic Shock. Clinical criteria for cardiogenic shock are hypotension (a systolic blood pressure of less than 90 mmHg for at least 30 minutes or the need for supportive measures to maintain a systolic blood pressure of greater than or equal to 90 mmHg), end-organ hypoperfusion (cool extremities or a urine output of less than 30 ml/h, and a heart rate of greater than or equal to 60 beats per minute). The haemodynamic criteria are a cardiac index of no more than 2.2 l/min per square meter of body-surface area and a pulmonary-capillary wedge pressure of at least 15 mmHg.

Relational attributes

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Person—Killip classification, code N Health, Standard 04/06/2004

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