Conclusiones: a) MEDIN recibe pacientes más graves que NEUMO; b) mortalidad importante (16,7%) y progresiva en la escala FINE, a pesar. La escala desarrollada y validada por el “Pneumonia Patient Outcome Research Team”(PORT), el “Pneumonia Severity Index (PSI)” o “Indice de Fine”. La estratificación del riesgo de la neumonía adquirida en la comunidad el Pneumonia Severity Index (PSI) o escala de Fine y el CURB, útiles sobre todo .

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Process of care performance, patient characteristics, and outcomes in elderly patients hospitalized with Community-Acquired or nursing home-acquired Pneumonia. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Pneumonia severity index – Wikipedia

Mortality treated before 4 hours: Mayo Clin Proc ; Body plethysmography Spirometry Bronchial challenge test Capnography Diffusion capacity. Hospitalized Community-Acquired Pneumonia in the elderly. En otros estudios 2,7,8no hay una unanimidad de uso preferente.

Check date values in: Time door-1st antibiotic dose 6. Arch Intern Med ; De la Bellacasa, R. Frequency of subspecialty physician care for elderly patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia.


Eur Respir J, 20pp. To analize and compare differences in patients older than 80 years with Community acquired Pneumonia admitted in Internal Medicine or Pneumology of a General Hospital from the Emergency Room.

The effects of the severity of disease, treatment, and the characteristics of patients. Arch Bronconeumol, 41pp.

Pneumonia severity index

Are you a health professional able to prescribe or dispense drugs? Any patient over 50 years of age is automatically classified as risk class 2, even if they otherwise are completely healthy and have no other risk criteria. Comparison of processes and outcomes of Pneumonia care between hospitalist and community-based primary care physicians.

This prediction rule may help physicians make more rational decisions about hospitalization for patients with pneumonia. Comparison of usefulness of plasma procalcitonin and C-reactive protein measurements for estimation of severity in adults with community-acquired pneumonia.

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. Continuing navigation will be considered as acceptance of this use.

La variable dependiente estudiada fue la mortalidad al alta. JAMA,pp.


For most patients however, the CURB is easier to use and requires fewer inputs. Community-acquired pneumonia in Europe: Impact of initial antibiotic choice on clinical outcomes in community-acquired pneumonia: Is timing everything or just a cause of more problems?

Views Read Edit View history. Formula Addition of selected points, as above. Am J Epidemiol,pp. About the Creator Dr. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis, 61pp. Defining community acquired pneumonia severity on presentation to hospital: Antibiotic timing and diagnostic uncertainty in Medicare patients with neumohia 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 on inpatients with community acquired pneumonia. Mortalidad tratados antes de 4 horas: