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CROP Index

Purpose:

To use the CROP index to evaluate a patient for weaning from mechanical ventilation.

Specialty:

Pulmonary Disease, Pediatric Pulmonology

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, other testing, severity, prognosis, stage, complications, selection

ICD-10:

J40-J47, R94.2

Description:

The CROP (Compliance, Rate, Oxygenation, Pressure) index incorporates several measures of respiratory function and was developed as a possible guide to weaning patients from mechanical ventilation.

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