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Enhanced CURB Score of Abisheganaden et al for an Older Adult Hospitalized for Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP)

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Infectious Diseases
Pulmonology & Critical Care

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Description:

Abisheganaden et al modified the original CURB (Confusion, Urea, Respiratory rate, Blood pressure) score to evaluate an older adult hospitalized for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Tan Tock Seng Hospital, National Healthcare Group Health Services and Outcomes Research and National University Hospital Singapore.

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