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Sinusitis Prediction Algorithm

Sinusitis Prediction Rule

This page gives 3 different tools to allow the clinical decision of whether antibiotics can be expected to be helpful in sinusitis or not. [1] Williams Prediction Rules, [2] Berg Prediction Rules and [3] the Task Force on Rhinosinusitis Rules from 1999, 92 and 97 respectively.

Centor Criteria – Classic

http://emcalculator.com/centor

 

The original Centor Criteria use 4 simple questions to assess the chances that a sore throat is caused by a bacterial infection.

Centor Criteria – Modified

Centor Score (Modified) for Strep Pharyngitis – MDCalc

Centor Score (Modified) for Strep Pharyngitis