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

ERS Guidelines for the management of adult lower respiratory tract infections. Retrieved 11 November Eur Neuumonia J, 20pp. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis, 61pp.

N Engl J Med. Advice While many pneumonias are actually viral in nature, typical practice is to provide a course of antibiotics given the pneumonia may be bacterial. Thorax, 64pp. One significant caveat to the data source was that patients who were discharged home porr transferred from the MedisGroup hospitals could not be followed at the day mark, and were therefore assumed to be “alive” at that time.


Pneumonia severity index

Rockall Score Estimate risk of mortality after endoscopy for GI bleed. Whitcomb 28 September Clin Infect Dis, 38pp. This page was last edited on 21 Marchat This study demonstrated that patients could be stratified into five risk categories, Risk Classes I-V, and that these classes could be used to predict day survival.

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Community-acquired pneumonia through Enterobacteriaceae and Pseudomonas aeruginosa: Eur Respir J, 35pp. Thorax, 59pp. Eur Respir J, 26pp.

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

Views Read Edit View history. You can change the settings or obtain more information by clicking here. Community-acquired pneumonia in Europe: Consider sepsis in patients with pneumonia; the PSI was developed prior to aggressive sepsis screening with lactate testing. Neimonia of usefulness of plasma procalcitonin and C-reactive protein measurements for estimation of severity in adults with community-acquired pneumonia.


JAMA,pp. Clin Infect Dis, 44pp. Duke Criteria for Endocarditis Diagnose endocarditis Lund-Mackay Sinusitis Stage Assess severity of chronic rhinosinusitis and assess response to therapy. Log In Create Account. Numerical inputs and outputs Formula.

Clin Infec Dis, 47pp. N Engl J Med. The rule uses demographics whether someone is older, and is male or femalethe coexistence of co-morbid illnesses, findings on physical examination and vital signsand essential laboratory findings.

Pneumonia Severity Index (PORT Score)

Sputum culture Bronchoalveolar lavage. Calc Function Calcs that help predict probability of a disease Diagnosis. Since points are assigned by absolute age in the PSI, it may underestimate severe pneumonia in an otherwise young healthy patient.

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Evaluation of SIRS criteria would be beneficial. PCI and Cardiac Surgery. Blatchford Score Assess if intervention is required for acute upper GI bleeding.