Vol. 19 - Num. 75
Evidence based Pediatrics
aPediatra. CS General Ricardos. Madrid. España.
bCátedra de Clínica Pediátrica. Facultad de Ciencias Médicas. Universidad Nacional de Córdoba. Córdoba. Argentina.
Correspondence: G Orejón. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Reference of this article: Orejón de Luna G, Cuestas Montañés E. Can we predict which children with pneumonia will have a severe prognosis? Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2017;19:279-81.
Published in Internet: 27-07-2017
This paper presents the critical appraisal of a prospective observational study for the implementation of a clinical prediction guide.
Authors’ conclusions: three risk models are presented that accurately estimate the risk for severe pneumonia in children, which will improve treatment and prognosis in this population.
Reviewers’ commentary: the study proposes a promissory clinical tool to predict pneumonia´s outcomes that could be validated internationally.
Keywords● Children ● Pneumonia ● Severity
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