Simplified PESI (Pulmonary Embolism Severity Index)

Predicts 30-day outcome of patients with PE, with fewer criteria than the original PESI.

Age > 80

History of Cancer

History of chronic cardiopulmonary disease

Heart Rate ≥ 110

Systolic BP < 100 mm Hg

O2 Saturation < 90%


Source: Jiménez D, Aujesky D, Moores L, Gómez V, Lobo JL, Uresandi F, Otero R, Monreal M, Muriel A, Yusen RD; RIETE Investigators. Simplification of the pulmonary embolism severity index for prognostication in patients with acute symptomatic pulmonary embolism. Arch Intern Med. 2010 Aug 9;170(15):1383-9. PubMed PMID:20696966.