The Community-Acquired Pneumonia Severity Index is a tool that helps in the risk stratification of patients with CAP. The PSI divides patients into 5 classes for. PORT Investigators. Chest ; Close. La escala desarrollada y validada por el “Pneumonia Patient Outcome Research siendo este un aspecto primordial para valorar el pronóstico de los ancianos tanto en lo que respecta a. La estratificación del riesgo de la neumonía adquirida en la comunidad (NAC) a su llegada a urgencias médicas Escala de ATS-IDSA para ingreso en unidad.

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Mortality prediction is similar to that when using CURB Critical Actions For patients scoring high on PSI, it would be prudent to ensure initial triage has not missed the presence of sepsis.

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Si continua navegando, consideramos que acepta su uso. Since points are assigned by absolute age in the PSI, it may underestimate severe pneumonia in an otherwise young healthy patient. Thorax, 59pp. Hemodynamic monitoring and support for prevention and management of AKI.


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Evaluation and general management of patients with and at risk for AKI. The original study created a five-tier risk stratification based on inpatients with community acquired pneumonia.

The principal investigators of the study request that you use the official version of the ezcala score here. Are you a health professional able to prescribe or dispense drugs? A prediction rule to identify low-risk patients with community-acquired pneumonia.

Pneumonia severity index

Quantification Volumetric Cardiology AR: Assign points based on age, gender, nursing home residence, co-morbid illness, physical examination findings, and laboratory and radiographic findings as listed above.

Check date values in: Child Pugh Score Determine severity of cirrhosis. Consider sepsis in patients with pneumonia; the PSI was developed prior to aggressive sepsis screening with lactate testing. Pleural effusion on x-ray. Chest,pp. Fine’s publications, visit PubMed. Most commonly, the PSI scoring system has been used to decide whether patients with pneumonia can be treated as outpatients or as hospitalized inpatients. This categorization method has been replicated by others [7] and is comparable to the CURB in predicting mortality.


Evaluation of SIRS criteria would be beneficial. Rockall Score Estimate risk of mortality after endoscopy for GI bleed. General supportive management of patients with AKI, including management of complications.

Calc Function Calcs that help predict probability of a disease Diagnosis. Score taken at hospital admission. Clin Infect Dis, 44pp. Clinical status must be reassessed 48 hours after empirical antibiotic treatment is started. Systematic review and meta-analysis”. A prediction rule to identify low-risk patients with community-acquired pneumonia.

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

To save favorites, you must log in. Community-acquired pneumonia in paar elderly: Points are assigned based on age, co-morbid disease, abnormal physical findings, and abnormal laboratory results.

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