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Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia Score of Nichols et al

Purpose:

To evaluate the response to therapy in HIV-infected patients with Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia using a clinical scoring system.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage, complications

ICD-10:

B59

Description:

The response to therapy of HIV-infected patients with Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) can be assessed using a severity score based on clinical findings.

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