Pneumonia Severity Index Calculator
This program is an interactive tool to assist clinicians in determining the most appropriate care for newly diagnosed cases of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) at the point of care. It will help calculate the severity index of a pneumonia patient. The output includes mortality rates and pneumonia class types.
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Palm OS 3.x and above
File Size: 127K
Pocket PC Version 2002
File Size: 44K
Web Version (HTML)
Palm OS Device
- Download the file "psicalc.prc" to your computer.
- After psicalc.prc is saved on your computer, use the Palm Desktop software to HotSync the file to your Palm OS device.
- Then, tap the Pneumonia icon on your Palm OS Device and follow the
instructions to start the program.
- Download the file "psiv2.exe" to your computer.
- Start Microsoft ActiveSync and attach the Pocket PC to your computer.
- Run "psiv2.exe" file.
- Click on the Pneumonia icon on your Pocket PC and follow the instructions
to start the program.
Feedback and Help
Submit your comments, questions, and suggestions regarding
this application via: http://info.ahrq.gov
AHRQ makes this product available under the following conditions:
- The PSI Calculator may be downloaded for specific individual applications by organizations and for personal use, providing citation as to source is included: Pneumonia Severity Index Calculator. December 2003. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Rockville, MD. http://pda.ahrq.gov
- This product or any modifications or adaptations may not be reproduced, sold, or used for commercial purposes without specific permission granted or a licensing agreement from AHRQ. In addition, this application and links to it should not be used in any direct or indirect endorsement of a commercial product or service.
For additional information and source documents for the PSI Calculator, go to:
Pneumonia: New Prediction Model Proves Promising
Community-Acquired Pneumonia: Improving Treatment Decisions for Patients
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