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Risk Score of Chalmers et al for Predicting Complicated Community-Acquired Pneumonia

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Pulmonology & Critical Care

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Chalmers et al developed a simple risk score for identifying a patient with community-acquired pneumonia who is at risk for a parapneumonic effusion or empyema. The authors are from the Royal Infirmary in Edinburgh.

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