Table 3

Aldrete and Kroulik modified post-anaesthetic recovery score. A total score >8 indicates recovery from anaesthetic
Variable Score
Consciousness Fully awake and oriented (name, place, date) 2
Awake when called 1
Not responding 0
Activity Moves all four extremities on command 2
Moves two extremities 1
Unable to move extremities 0
Respiration Breathes deeply and coughs freely 2
Dyspnoea, limited breathing, or tachypnoea 1
Apnoeic 0
Circulation BP ±20% of pre-anaesthetic level 2
BP ±20%–50% of pre-anaesthetic level 1
BP ±50% of pre-anaesthetic level 0
Peripheral oxygen saturation >92% on room air 2
>92% with oxygen 1
<92% with oxygen 0

Duff et al.

Duff et al. BMC Surgery 2012 12:14   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-12-14

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