This section publishes articles on emergency medicine not covered by the other sections, including but not limited to: pediatric EM, neurological and psychiatric EM, toxicology and poisoning management, infection and sepsis, ultrasound, healthcare services research.
Equivalency between the shock index and subtracting the systolic blood pressure from the heart rate: an observational cohort study
Although the shock index is known to predict mortality and other severe outcomes, deriving it requires complex calculations. Subtracting the systolic blood pressure from the heart rate may produce a simple sho...
Citation: BMC Emergency Medicine 2020 20:87