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Cystic Fibrosis Scoring System of Shwachman and Kulczycki

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with cystic fibrosis using the scoring scheme of Shwachman and Kulczycki.

Specialty:

Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Pulmonary Disease, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology

Objective:

risk factors, criteria for diagnosis, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

E84

Description:

Shwachman and Kulczycki developed a clinical scoring system for pediatric patients with cystic fibrosis. This can be used to monitor the affected child over time. The authors are from Harvard Medical School.

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