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The Clinical Prediction Rule of Espana for Severe Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP, SCAP Score)

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Pulmonology & Critical Care

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Espana et al developed a prediction rule for identifying patients with severe community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). These patients may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Hospital de Galdakao and the Basque Foundation for Health Innovation and Research (BIOEF) in Spain.

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