Galen eCalcs - Calculator: Pneumonia Severity Index

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Calculates the Pneumonia Severity Index

Calculator Search/Filter Keywords

At the calculator level, eCalcs comes delivered with default keywords that can be leveraged in the "Search/Filter" field to enable Specialty or System driven calculator searching. The following calculator keywords are delivered by default for the Pneumonia Severity Index calculator:


  • Critical Care
  • Family Practice
  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonology


  • Respiratory

Calculator Configuration Options

Preference Name Valid Range Description
Publishing Checked / Unchecked When checked, the calculator will display for users on the front end.
When unchecked, the calculator WILL NOT display for users on the front end.
Orderable Item Override (BLANK) / G-PneumSI “(BLANK)” indicates that the global configuration options for Orderable Item will be used.
“G-PneumSI” indicates that the calculator specific value will be used and can display the specific calculator name in the chart output.

Calculator Inputs

Input Mapping Type Description
Age Demographics Patient Age
Sex Demographics Patient Sex
Nursing Home Resident Manual Input Whether the patient is a nursing home resident
Renal Disease Problems Renal Disease
Liver Disease Problems Liver Disease
Congestive Heart Failure Problems Congestive Heart Failure
Cerebrovascular Disease Problems Cerebrovascular Disease
Neoplasia Problems Neoplasia
Altered Mental Status Manual Input Altered Mental Status
Systolic Blood Pressure Problems Systolic Blood Pressure
Temperature Vitals Temperature
Respiratory Rate Vitals Respiratory Rate
Heart Rate Vitals Heart Rate
PH Results PH
PO2 Results PO2
Sodium Results Sodium
Hematocrit Results Hematocrit
Glucose Results Glucose
Blood Urea Nitrogen Results Blood Urea Nitrogen
Pleural Effusion Problems Pleural Effusion

Calculator Outputs

Output Mapping Type Description
Severity Index Result The calculated pneumonia severity index