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IBMP-10 Score of Mirsaeidi et al for Predicting Mortality for Patients with Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (VAP)

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) using the predictive score of Mirsaeidi et al.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Pulmonology & Critical Care

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

J15, J18, J95

Description:

Mirsaeidi et al developed a score for predicting mortality for patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP). This can help to identify patients who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the IMPACT-HAP Investigators (Improving Medicine through Pathway Assessment of Critical Therapy of Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia).

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