Health Calculators Pulmonology

CURB-65 Calculator

CURB-65 Calculator

CURB-65 Calculator is a useful tool when managing a patient with a community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). It takes into account five easily available parameters and helps the doctor decide whether the patient should be admitted to the hospital. Moreover, the CURB-65 score stratifies the patient risk of death!

Continue reading to find out what are the components of CURB-65 criteria and what does it tell us about pneumonia severity.

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