CURB 65 - Prediction of Severity of Community Acquired Pnuemonia
C - New onset Confusion
U - Urea > 7mmol/l
R - Respiratory Rate > 30 breaths per min
B - Blood Pressure less than 90/60
65 - Age over 65
Each positive finding is worth one point, up to a max of 5 points. At 5 points the 30 day mortality is 60%.
The X-ray shows an area of increased opacity in the right lung field consistent with the appearance of consolidation due to pneumonia.