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Pneumonia – Myths and Scores

Rob Orman, MD and Cameron Berg, MD FAAEM
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Kathy Garvin, RN and Lisa Chavez, RN
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EM:RAP 2016 December Written Summary 910 KB - PDF

Cam Berg sets his sights on making sense of ED pneumonia management.

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William F., DO -

Wouldn't hypoxia in itself be an admission criteria independent of etiology. As such, I don't think its absence from the CURB-65 diminishes its value. $0.02 (50 more of these and you have a dollar).

Ian L., Dr -

CORB confusion oxygen saturation <90% Respiratory Rate >30 B Systolic BP < 90 mmHg Diastolic BP < 60 by Buising et al Emergency Medicine Australia 418-426 is a faster assessment for primary care as no blood needs be taken but you need a Pulse Oximeter NPV 98% . Could always do CORB -60 and lessen RR to 26 and Po2 92 to consolidate NPV higher .
Actually there are a few more scores out there to Futher Stretch the Synapses of the Health Professions .

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