• Self WH, Wunderink RG, Williams DJ, Barrett TW, Baughman AH, Grijalva CG. Comparison of Clinical Prediction Models for Resistant Bacteria in Community-onset Pneumonia. Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. 2015 May 20. PMID: 25996620 [PubMed].


Six recently published algorithms classify pneumonia patients presenting from the community into high- and low-risk groups for resistant bacteria. Our objective was to compare performance of these algorithms for identifying patients infected with bacteria resistant to traditional community-acquired pneumonia antibiotics.