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IP Indian Journal of Immunology and Respiratory Medicine

Assessment of severity scores in community-acquired pneumonia for adult patients- A cross-sectional study

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Author Details : Chandra Shekhar Purohot, Kalpesh Patel*

Volume : 3, Issue : 4, Year : 2018

Article Page : 174-176

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Background: Current research was carried out to evaluate the severity score such as PSI, SMART-COP and CURB-65 for the capability to forecast the requirement for mechanical ventilation and inotropic support for adult patients.
Materials and Methods: Current observational research was carried out in subjects admit with CAP. The evaluation utensils utilized were the CURB-65 score, PSI, and the SMART-COP scores, particularly planned to forecast the necessity for intensive respiratory and vasopressor support. In general result with CAP was too evaluated.
Results: Statically significant was observed in sensitivity and specificity for CURB-65scoresinmechanical ventilation and inotropic support. Fifty nine participants have been mandatory required mechanical ventilation and 41 preferred inotropic supports during their hospital stay.
Conclusions: CURB 65 and PSI scores, even if extensively utilized for forecasting death in big inhabitants, they are not as much of precise for forecasting results.

Keywords: Community-acquired pneumonia; Cross-sectional study; Sensitivity; Specificity.

Doi : 10.18231/2581-4222.2018.0043

How to cite : Purohot C S, Patel K, Assessment of severity scores in community-acquired pneumonia for adult patients- A cross-sectional study. IP Indian J Immunol Respir Med 2018;3(4):174-176

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