Predicting Mortality among Older Adults Hospitalized For Community-Acquired Pneumonia: An Enhanced Curb Score Compared With Pneumonia Severity Index

Respirology, 05/17/2012

An enhanced CURB score predicted 30–day mortality with at least the same accuracy as Pneumonia Severity Index class did among older adults hospitalized for community–acquired pneumonia. External validation of this score in other populations is the next step to determine whether it can be used more widely.

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