PORT score

PORT score

(port) [ Patient Outcomes Research Team] Pneumonia Severity Index.
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et al have analyzed the independent factors associated with early treatment failure, were old age, multilobar pneumonia, PORT score more than 90, Legionella pneumonia, Gram negative pneumonia and discordant antimicrobial therapy (9).
And of course, use clinical judgment in admitting patients who the physician feels warrant admission based on factors not included in the PORT score, such as general frail condition or lack of social supports at home.