Performance of SOAR (systolic blood pressure, oxygenation, age and respiratory rate) scoring criteria in community-acquired pneumonia: a prospective multi-centre study

Deepak N Subramanian, Patrick Musonda, Prasanna Sankaran, Syed M Tariq, Ajay V Kamath, Phyo Kyaw Myint

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severity assessment in community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is important as it is associated with significant mortality. In this study, we compared a previously suggested severity assessment rule for CAP- SOAR (systolic blood pressure, oxygenation, age and respiratory rate)- against the CURB-65 criteria.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)94-7
Number of pages4
JournalAge and Ageing
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2013


  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Age Factors
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Community-Acquired Infections
  • Female
  • Hospitalization
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Pneumonia
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Prognosis
  • Prospective Studies
  • Sensitivity and Specificity
  • Severity of Illness Index

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