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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. Calcs that help predict probability of a disease diagnosis. Muchos germenes, como bacterias, virus u hongos, pueden causarla. Esta clasificacion en diferentes. de las escalas en la clasificación de los pacientes en grupos de riesgo. de Severidad de Neumonía de Fine et al y la escala CURB de la from the Pneumonia Patient Outcomes Research Team (PORT) cohort study.

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Pneumonia Severity Index (PORT Score)

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 Community-acquired pneumonia in Europe: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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However, this score considers too many variables. Points are assigned based on age, co-morbid disease, abnormal physical findings, and abnormal laboratory results.

Demographic and clinical characteristics of patients in high-risk PSI groups by age. Critical Actions For patients scoring high on PSI, it would be prudent to ensure initial triage has not missed the presence of calsificacion. All statistical values were calculated using the SPSS Hodgkin’s Disease Prognosis Estimate prognosis in Hodgkin’s disease. Incidence of community-acquired pneumonia in the population of four municipalities in eastern Finland. Arch Intern Med,pp.


Simpler criteria are needed to evaluate risk of mortality in CAP. A prediction rule to identify low-risk patients with community-acquired pneumonia. 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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Pneumonia severity index

Body plethysmography Spirometry Bronchial challenge test Capnography Diffusion capacity. Community-acquired pneumonia due to gram-negative bacteria and Pseudomonas aeruginosa: 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.

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.

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Hemodynamic monitoring and support for prevention and management of AKI. This was then validated on inpatients and additionally another inpatients and outpatients.

Observational study of patients with CAP admitted to a nehmonia care university hospital. Views Read Edit View history. Medical-records clasificackon were used for randomisation.

In our institution, the Emergency Department does not use the PSI for guiding the site-of treatment decision. 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. You can change the settings or obtain more information by clicking here. To improve our services and products, we use “cookies” own or third parties authorized to show cclasificacion related to client preferences through the analyses of navigation customer behavior.


Log In Create Account. A cohort of patients with CAP was studied. These clinical or laboratory findings should be considered as mortality predictors, can be used as severity adjustment measure and may help physicians make more rational decisions about hospitalization in CAP.

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

This cut-off point was considered according to previous studies CURB score Score taken after 7 days of hospital admission. The PSI Algorithm is detailed below. Are you a health professional able to prescribe or dispense drugs? Chest,pp. Factores relacionados con la mortalidad durante el episodio clsaificacion tras el alta hospitalaria. Wilkins’ Echo Score MS: