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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Log In Create Account. Critical Actions For patients scoring high on PSI, it would be prudent to ensure initial triage has not missed the presence of sepsis.

Risks factors of treatment failure in community acquired pneumonia: Formula Addition pzra selected points, as above.

The principal investigators of the study request that you use the official version of the modified score here. Mortality prediction is similar to that when using CURB Numerical inputs and outputs Formula. Thorax, 64pp.

Incidence of community-acquired pneumonia in the population of four municipalities in eastern Finland. Chest,pp. Evaluation and general management of patients with and at risk for AKI.

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Pneumonia severity index – Wikipedia

Child Pugh Score Determine severity of cirrhosis. Bleeding Risk in Atrial Fibrillation: Since points are assigned by absolute nemuonia in the PSI, it may underestimate severe pneumonia in an otherwise young healthy patient.


Evaluation of SIRS criteria would be beneficial. Prognosis and outcomes of patients with-community-acquired pneumonia. A prediction rule to identify low-risk patients with community-acquired pneumonia.

Pneumonia severity index

N Engl J Med,pp. While many pneumonias are actually viral in nature, typical practice is to provide a course of antibiotics given the pneumonia may be bacterial.

Content last reviewed January “. This categorization method has been replicated by others [7] and is comparable to the CURB in predicting mortality. One significant caveat to the data source was that patients who were discharged home or transferred from the MedisGroup hospitals could not be followed at the day mark, and were therefore assumed to be “alive” at that time. This prediction rule may help physicians make more rational decisions about hospitalization for patients with pneumonia.

Thorax, 59pp.

Neumonía adquirida en la comunidad | Archivos de Bronconeumología

You can change the settings or obtain more information by clicking here. Points are assigned based on age, co-morbid disease, abnormal physical findings, and abnormal laboratory results. Arch Bronconeumol, 41pp. Introduction Fundamentals of the Prescription. To improve our services and products, we use “cookies” own or third parties authorized to show advertising related to client preferences through the analyses of navigation customer behavior.


Assign points based on age, gender, nursing home residence, co-morbid illness, physical examination findings, and laboratory and radiographic findings as listed above. Evidence Appraisal The original study created a five-tier risk stratification based ndumonia inpatients with community acquired pneumonia. In a Page Medicine. Clinical status must be reassessed 48 hours after empirical nrumonia treatment is started.

Because of the possible etiological differences between the three groups, distinct etiological tests and empiric antibiotic treatments will be required in each subgroup, although a possible pneumococcal etiology should always be considered, since Streptococcus pneumoniae is the most common etiology of CAP in all three groups.

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. Please fill out required fields. Quantification Volumetric Cardiology AR: Enter your email address and we’ll send you a link to reset your password. About the Creator Dr.

The PSI Algorithm is detailed below. Fine’s publications, visit PubMed. Validation Shah BA, et. Calc Function Calcs that help predict probability of a disease Diagnosis.

Eur Respir J, 26pp.