More than 250,000 people are hospitalised with pneumonia every year in England. 15% die in hospital or within 30 days of discharge. 1 in 5 patients discharged alive are readmitted within a month.
Our CAP measures include X-ray, CURB-65 scoring and antibiotics. CAP is one of our longest standing focus areas and AQ data has supported a number of research projects.
PN-01 Oxygen assessment within 4 hours of arrival
PN-02 Chest x-ray within 4 hours of arrival
PN-03 Initial antibiotic within 4 hours of arrival
PN-04 CURB-65 recorded
PN-05 Appropriate antibiotic selection