Respiratory COPD Exacerbation - BAP-65 Score

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"Assess severity and predict outcome of acute COPD exacerbation with BAP-65 Score"

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"Respiratory COPD Exacerbation - BAP-65 Score" is a mobile app designed to help with health practitioner in assessing the severity and predicting the outcome in acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by using BAP-65 Score. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is defined as a common preventable and treatable disease, characterized by persistent airflow limitation that is usually progressive and associated with an enhanced chronic inflammatory response in the airways and the lung to noxious particles or gases. Exacerbations and comorbidities contribute to the overall severity in individual patients.

There are several features of "Respiratory COPD Exacerbation - BAP-65 Score", namely:

🔸 Simple and very easy to use COPD app.

🔸 Precise calculation with BAP-65 score.

🔸 Assess severity and predict outcome of acute COPD exacerbation.

🔸 It is totally free. Download now!

BAP-65 score in "Respiratory COPD Exacerbation - BAP-65 Score" app correlates well with both in-hospital mortality and need for mechanical ventilation in patients with COPD. The BAP-65 system is a score composed of 4 variables. All of them are available upon presentation to the hospital. The B letter stands for Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN) and it is positive if level is above 25 mg/dL. The A letter stands for Altered Mental Status and it is counted positive when the initial Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) is 14 or less, or when the physician has designated that the patient was disoriented, stuporous or in coma. The P letter stands for Pulse and it is positive when the initial pulse is above 109 beats/min. Finally, an additional point will be added if the patient was above 65 years old. 


Disclaimer: all calculations must be re-checked and should not be used alone to guide patient care, nor should they substitute for clinical judgment. Calculations in this "Respiratory COPD Exacerbation - BAP-65 Score" app might be different with your local practice. Consult to expert doctor whenever necessary.

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