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Table 1 Aldrete score

From: Comparative study between magnesium sulphate and dexmedetomidine in controlled hypotension during functional endoscopic sinus surgery: a prospective randomized study

Respiration 2 1 0
Able to keep deep breath and cough Dyspnea/shallow breathing Apnea
O2saturation 2 1 0
Maintains > 92% on room air Needs oxygen inhalation to maintain O2 saturation > 90% Saturation < 90% even with supplemental O2
Consciousness 2 1 0
Fully awake Arousable on calling Not responding
Circulation 2 1 0
BP ± 20 mmHg preoperative BP ± (2050) mmHg preoperative BP ± 50 mmHg preoperative
Activity 2 1 0
Able to move 4 extremities voluntary or on command Able to move 2 extremities voluntary or on command Able to move 0 extremities voluntary or on command