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CABG Surgery Risk of Nosocomial Pneumonia | Clinical Prediction Rule

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery for risk of nosocomial pneumonia using the score of Kinlin et al.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Pulmonology

Objective:

risk factors, complications

ICD-10:

I20-I25, J12, J13, J14, J15, J16, J17, J18

Description:

Kinlin et al developed a clinical rule for predicting nosocomial pneumonia occurring in a patient undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, University of Toronto, Tenet Healthcare in Dallas and Partners Community Health in Boston.

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