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Severity of illness scores on measures such as the CURB-65 (confusion, urea nitrogen level, respiratory rate, blood pressure, 65 years of age and older) and the Pneumonia Severity Index can be used to assist clinicians in identifying which patients do not require hospitalization.
They collected data on clinical signs and symptoms at presentation, as well as chest x-ray findings, preantibiotic blood cultures, time to antibiotic administration data, Pneumonia Severity Index (PSI) scores, ICU transfer rates, and mortality data.