Empiric Treatment - Risks

Risk stratification

Note: CRB-65 is a tool to support, not supplant, clinician judgment.

One point each for:

  •  Confusion (New disorientation in person, place, or time)

  •  Respiratory rate ≥ 30 breaths/minute

  •  Blood pressure (Systolic <90 mmHg or diastolic ≤60 mmHg)

  •  Age ≥65 years

High Severity if either of