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Index

A book containing references, alphabetically arranged, to the contents of a series or collection of documents or volumes; or a section (normally at the end) of a single volume or set of volumes containing such references to its contents.

Statistical indexes are also used to track or measure changes in the economy (for example, the Consumer Price Index) and movement in stock markets (for example, Standard & Poor's Index). Such indexes are usually keyed to a base year, month, or other period of comparison.

In mortgage financing, the term is used to determine adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) interest rates after the discount period ends. Common indexes for ARMs are one-year Treasury Securities and the national average cost of funds to savings and loan associations.

index

(Catalog), noun earmark, enumeration, indicant, indicator, list, listing, listing of contents, mark, sign

index

(Docket), verb categorize, codify, file, submit

index

(Gauge), noun measure, guide, scale

index

(Relate), verb catalog, class, classify, document, enumerate, group, inventory, itemize, list, specify, record, supply or furnish with reference
See also: arrange, book, classify, clue, codify, directory, enumerate, fix, gist, indicant, indicate, indication, indicator, itemize, ledger, marshal, pigeonhole, record, register, roll, schedule, substance, symbol, symptom, tabulate
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To study and compare Pneumonia Severity Index and CURB-65 in assessing the severity of Community Acquired Pneumonia.
Bacterial pneumonia in HIV-infected patients: use of the pneumonia severity index and impact of current management on incidence, aetiology and outcome.
Pneumonia Severity Index has similar sensitivity to CURB-65
They collected data on clinical signs and symptoms at presentation, as well as chest x-ray findings, preantibiotic blood cultures, time to antibiotic administration data, Pneumonia Severity Index (PSI) scores, intensive care unit (ICU) transfer rates, and mortality data.
This study provides good support for 2 theories in the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia: (1) emergency physicians should calculate the Pneumonia Severity Index score for each patient; and (2) patients in risk classes I through III can be treated as outpatients.