Evaluation/Treatment of Children with Gastroenteritis and Dehydration

Triage Criteria

Critical

Acute

Urgent

Pediatric Vital Sign Normal Ranges

Age Group Respiratory Rate Heart Rate Systolic BP
Newborn 30 - 50 120 - 160 50 - 70
Infant 20 - 30 80 - 140 70 - 100
Toddler 20 - 30 80 - 130 80 - 110
Pre-schooler 20 - 30 80 - 120 80 - 110
6-12 yrs 20 - 30 70 - 110 80 - 120
13+ 12 - 20 55 - 105 110 - 120