List of quality statements

List of quality statements

Statement 1 Adults have a mortality risk assessment using the CRB65 score when they are diagnosed with community‑acquired pneumonia in primary care.

Statement 2 Adults with low‑severity community‑acquired pneumonia are prescribed a 5‑day course of a single antibiotic.

Statement 3 Adults with suspected community‑acquired pneumonia in hospital have a chest X‑ray and receive a diagnosis within 4 hours of presentation.

Statement 4 Adults have a mortality risk assessment using the CURB65 score when they are diagnosed with community‑acquired pneumonia in hospital.

Statement 5 Adults with community‑acquired pneumonia who are admitted to hospital start antibiotic therapy within 4 hours of presentation.