Data-Driven Vital Sign Parameters for HR and RR Using 10 Age Groups and a Comparison With Former Default Bedside Monitor Presets With 3 Age Groups

AgeHR ParametersRR Parameters
Previous Monitor SettingsaPrevious Ordered ParametersbData-driven ParameterscPrevious Monitor SettingsaPrevious Ordered ParametersbData-driven ParameterscRevised Parametersd
<1 mo100–200 neonatal80–160115–17030–60 neonatal30–6030–6010–60
1–6 mo75–160 pediatric80–160105–17010–50 pediatric24–3820–5510–55
6–12 mo80–150100–16520–3520–4510–50
1–2 y80–15090–16520–3520–4510–50
2–3 y80–14085–15522–3018–4010–50
3–5 y60–11075–15520–2416–3510–50
5–9 y60–11070–14016–2516–3010–50
9–12 y60–11065–13016–2214–3010–50
12–15 y50–11060–12512–1814–3010–50
>15 y50–120 adult50–11060–1158–40 adult12–1813–2510–50
  • a Preprogrammed within bedside monitors from 2007 to October 2014.

  • b NIH-based vital sign parameters in EHR order sets from 2007 until October 2014.

  • c Locally derived, data-driven parameters were preprogrammed to bedside monitor and in order sets on October 26, 2014 (phase 2 intervention).

  • d Revised RR parameters were preprogrammed in bedside monitors and in order sets on June 20, 2015 (phase 3 intervention).