The VITALSIGN table
Patients admitted to the emergency department have routine vital signs taken ever 1-4 hours. These vital signs are stored in the VITALSIGN table.
Table source: Emergency department database.
Table purpose: Provides nurse documented vital signs.
Number of rows:
- MAIN on
|Name||Postgres data type|
||INTEGER NOT NULL|
An identifier which uniquely identifies a single emergency department stay for a single patient.
The time at which the vital signs were charted.
The patient’s temperature.
The patient’s heart rate.
The patient’s diastolic (dbp) and systolic (sbp) blood pressure.
The patient’s respiratory rate.
The patient’s peripheral oxygen saturation.
The patient’s current heart rhythm
The patient’s self-reported level of pain on a scale from 0-10.
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