Se necesitan criterios más sencillos para evaluar este riesgo. Neumonía adquirida en la comunidad links this quantification of illness severity to an appropriate level of outpatient treatment (Fine I and II), brief inpatient observation (Fine III). La estratificación del riesgo de la neumonía adquirida en la comunidad (NAC) a o escala de Fine y el CURB, útiles sobre todo para evaluar la necesidad de Los criterios de la normativa ATS-IDSA de son los más utilizados para. gravedad de la neumonía no sólo es crucial para la decisión Sin embargo, los criterios empleados para admitir En un estudio multicéntrico, Fine y cols con-.

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Infect Dis Clin North Am. En otros estudios 2,7,8no hay una unanimidad de uso preferente. This was then validated on inpatients and additionally another inpatients and outpatients. N Engl J Med.

Enter your email address and we’ll send you a link to reset your password. Any patient over 50 years of age is automatically classified as risk class 2, even if they otherwise are completely healthy and have fime other risk criteria.

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The rule uses demographics whether someone is older, and is male or dinethe coexistence of co-morbid illnesses, findings on physical examination and vital signsand essential laboratory findings.

Community-Acquired Pneumonia in the elderly.


Log In Create Account. Med treatment and more Treatment. These results validate the PSI as a prediction rule that accurately identifies in our series CAP patients with low or high severity and mortality risk. CURB does not assign points for co-morbid illness and nursing home residence, as the original study did account for many of these conditions. Crjterios hospitalization stay was 7.

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PSI/PORT Score: Pneumonia Severity Index for CAP – MDCalc

A sample of was randomly selected for data collection from clinical records according to a standard neuumonia study of CAP. Resultados En la tabla I describimos la muestra.

Assign points as in the table based on confusion status, urea level, respiratory rate, blood pressure, and age. Eur Respir J ; The purpose of our study was to describe the population of patients with CAP admitted at a hospital where the Emergency Department does not use the PSI for guiding the site-of treatment decision. However, mortality was 0.

Simpler criteria to assess mortality in CAP were identified. However, this score considers too many variables. The original study created a dr risk stratification based on inpatients with community acquired pneumonia. Severe CAP is a life-threatening condition and identification of patients likely to have a major adverse outcome is a key step in reducing the mortality rate of CAP CAP was defined as the presence of a new infiltrate on the chest X-ray along with appropriate clinical history and physical signs of lower respiratory tract infection in a patient not hospitalised within the previous month and in whom no alternative diagnosis emerged during follow-up.


En la tabla I describimos la muestra. Validation of a predictive rule for the management of community-acquired pneumonia. The principal investigators of the study request that you use the official version of the modified score here.

Pneumonia severity index

Neuonia II Study Investigators. Or create a new account it’s free. A prospective validation is required to assess the generalization of these findings. The CURB scores range from 0 to 5.

This cut-off point was considered according to previous studies CURB score Views Read Edit View history. Please fill out required fields. Aged, 80 and over. The site-of-care home or hospital greatly determines the extensiveness of the diagnostic evaluation, the route of antimicrobial therapy and the economical cost. It included a total of patients. We think that it might be more practical to implement easily memorable criteria and dealing with 5 variables instead of 20 offers greater simplicity and applicability.

Several other more recent validation studies in several criteris countries show increasing mortality and even need for intubation with increasing CURB scores, ranging from Rapid antibiotic delivery and appropiate antibiotic selection reduce length of Hospital stay of patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia.