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A2DS2 Score of Hoffmann et al for Predicting Pneumonia in a Patient with an Ischemic Stroke

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology
Pulmonology & Critical Care

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Hoffmann et al developed a simple score for identiying a patient with ischemic stroke who is at risk for pneumonia. This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from multiple hospitals in Germany participating in the Berlin and Northwest Germany Stroke Registries.

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