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PIRO (Predisposition, Insult, Response, Organ Dysfunction) Score of Rello et al for Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP)

Purpose:

To evaluate an adult with severe community-acquired pneumonia using the PIRO score of Rello et al.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Pulmonology & Critical Care

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

J15, J18

Description:

Rello et al developed the PIRO score to evaluate patients with community-acquired pneumonia. This can help to identify patients who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Joan XXIII University Hospital, University Rovira and Virgili, Institut Pere Virgili (Tarragona, Spain), Corporacio Sanitaria Parc Tauli (Sabadell, Spain) and Northwestern University.

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