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Community Acquired Pneumonia (SMART-COP) Decision Tool

Purpose:

To identify a patient with community-acquired pneumonia who will need intensive respiratory and/or vasopressor support based on the tool of Charles et al.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Pulmonology & Critical Care

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, disease progression, referral and transfer

ICD-10:

J12, J13, J14, J15, J16, J17, J18

Description:

Charles et al developed a decision tool for identifying a patient with community-acquired pneumonia who is likely to require intensive respiratory and/or vasopressor support. The authors are from multiple hospitals in Australia.

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