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Table 1 Interventions, scale scores at HDU admission and discharge of the patient

From: High-dependency units play a key role in the treatment of a Chinese military patient who developed liver failure while abroad

Variable Admission score Intervention Discharge score
SOFA 4 Magnesium isoglycyrrhizinate, ursodeoxycholic acid, adenosylmethionine butanesulfonat, clotting factor 2
MELD 23.4 5.4
NRS 2002 4 Carbohydrate, amino acid, fat, vitamins, dietary fibre 1
PSQI 21 Sedative, physiotherapy 10
SCL90-R 188 Psychological counselling, humanistic care 108
GSI 2.1 1.2
PST 40 14
PSDI 3.5 2.3
SOM 2.2 1.2
O-C 2.2 1.0
IS 1.2 1.1
DEP 2.5 1.2
ANX 2.0 1.1
HOS 2.2 1.0
PHOB 1.7 1.1
PAR 1.5 1.0
PSY 1.8 1.2
  1. ANX. Anxiety; DEP Depression, GSI General symptomatic index, HDU High-dependency unit, HOS Anger-hostility, I-S Interpersonal sensitivity, MELD Model for end-stage liver disease, NRS Nutrition risk screening; O-C Obsessive-compulsive, PAR Paranoid ideation, PHOB Phobic anxiety, PSDI Positive symptom distress index, PSQI Pittsburgh sleep quality index, PST Positive symptom total, PSY Psychoticism, SCL90-R Symptom check list 90-revised, SOFA Sequential organ failure assessment, SOM Somatization