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. *Pneumonia Patient Outcomes Research Team (PORT Score), clinical prediction model, helps determine appropriate care for CAP. Follow Step 1 and 2 for. Evaluar la aplicabilidad y concordancia de las escalas en la el Índice de Severidad de Neumonía de Fine et al y la escala CURB de la Sociedad the Pneumonia Patient Outcomes Research Team (PORT) cohort study.

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Epidemiology of community-acquired pneumonia in older adults: Formula Addition of selected points, as above. This prediction rule may help physicians make more rational decisions about hospitalization for patients with pneumonia. Critical Actions For patients scoring high on PSI, it would be prudent to ensure initial triage has not missed the presence of sepsis. Ramanujam P, Rathlev NK. The purpose of the PSI is to classify the severity of a patient’s pneumonia to determine the amount of resources to be allocated for care.

Expected spleen size Provides upper limit of normal for spleen length and volume by escalw relative to body height and escalq. Whitcomb 28 September The pneumonia severity index PSI or PORT Score is a clinical prediction rule that medical practitioners can use to calculate the probability of morbidity and mortality among patients with community acquired pneumonia.


The British Thoracic Society Guidelines for the management of community-acquired pneumonia in adults: These results modified the initial antimicrobial treatment in one case 0. Smoldering Multiple Myeloma Prognosis Determine risk of progression to symptomatic multiple myeloma.

Respir Med ; The main clinical predictors of bacteremia were antibiotic use, hypotension, renal dysfunction and systemic inflammation. Hemodynamic monitoring and support for prevention and escwla of AKI. The clinical usefulness of blood cultures in the management of patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia CAP is controversial.

Assessment of the usefulness of sputum culture for diagnosis of community-acquired pneumonia using the PORT predictive scoring system. Score taken after 7 days of hospital admission.

Etiology, reasons for hospitalization, risk classes, and outcomes of community-acquired pneumonia in patients hospitalized on the basis of conventional admission criteria. Retrieved 11 November Rev Med Chile ; Clinical and economic burden of pneumonia among adults in Latin America. Check date values in: Log In Create Account.


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

Sputum culture Bronchoalveolar lavage. About the Creator Dr. Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute, The contribution of blood cultures to the clinical management of adult patients admitted to the hospital with community-acquired pneumonia: Subcategory of ‘Diagnosis’ designed to be very sensitive Rule Out. N Engl J Med ; Points are assigned based on age, co-morbid escaka, abnormal physical findings, and abnormal laboratory results.

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Evaluation and general management of patients with and at risk for AKI. Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of community-acquired pneumonia.

Does this patient have community-acquired pneumonia? Manual of Clinical Microbiology.

Pneumonia Severity Index (PORT Score)

Arch Intern Med ; Blood cultures do not contribute significantly to the initial management of patients hospitalized for community-acquired pneumonia. A comparative study of community-acquired pneumonia patients admitted to the ward and the ICU.

Mortality prediction is similar to that when using CURB Enter your email address and we’ll send you a link to reset your password.