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CRB-65 Score for a Patient with Community-Acquired Pneumonia

Purpose:

To evaluate an adult with a community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) using the CRB-65 score (derived from the CURB-65).

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Pulmonology & Critical Care

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

J15, J18

Description:

The CRB-65 is a shortened version of the CURB-65 score for community-acquired pneumonia. It is suitable in a community setting where laboratory testing is not readily available.

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