The CURB (confusion, urea, respiratory rate and blood pressure) criteria in community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in hospitalised elderly patients aged 65 years and over: a prospective observational cohort study

P K Myint, A V Kamath, S L Vowler, D N Maisey, B D W Harrison

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38 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)75-77
Number of pages3
JournalAge and Ageing
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2005


  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Blood Pressure
  • Community-Acquired Infections
  • Confusion
  • Humans
  • Pneumonia
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Respiration
  • Sensitivity and Specificity
  • Survival Rate
  • Urea

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