Pneumonia Score Interpretation
|0-50 Points:||Class I 0.1% Mortality|
|51-70 Points:||Class II 0.6% Mortality|
|71-90 Points:||Class III 0.9% Mortality|
|91-130 Points:||Class IV 9.3% Mortality|
|131-395 Points:||Class V 27.0% Mortality|
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- Morris A. ACP Journal Club. Review: CURB65, CRB65, and Pneumonia Severity Index similarly predict mortality in community-acquired pneumonia. Ann Intern Med. 2011 Apr 19;154(8):JC4-13. doi: 10.1059/0003-4819-154-8-201104190-02013. PubMed ID: 21502639
- Steinberg DI. ACP Journal Club. Review: Risk prediction scales have different strengths and weaknesses for predicting mortality in community-acquired pneumonia. Ann Intern Med. 2011 Apr 19;154(8):JC4-12. doi: 10.1059/0003-4819-154-8-201104190-02012. PubMed ID: 21502638
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