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Community-acquired pneumonia in the emergency department: an algorithm to facilitate diagnosis and guide chest CT scan indication

Published inClinical Microbiology and Infection, vol. 26, no. 3, p. 382.e1-382.e7
Publication date2020
Abstract

The aim was to create and validate a community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) diagnostic algorithm to facilitate diagnosis and guide chest computed tomography (CT) scan indication in patients with CAP suspicion in Emergency Departments (ED).

Keywords
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Algorithms
  • Biomarkers
  • Clinical Decision-Making
  • Community-Acquired Infections/diagnosis/epidemiology/microbiology
  • Disease Management
  • Emergency Medical Services/statistics & numerical data
  • Emergency Service, Hospital
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Pneumonia/diagnosis/epidemiology/microbiology
  • Public Health Surveillance
  • Radiography, Thoracic
  • Sensitivity and Specificity
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed/methods
Citation (ISO format)
LOUBET, P et al. Community-acquired pneumonia in the emergency department: an algorithm to facilitate diagnosis and guide chest CT scan indication. In: Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 2020, vol. 26, n° 3, p. 382.e1–382.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2019.06.026
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