Pediatric Asthma Score (PAS)
Stratifies asthma severity in children.
Do not use in patients under 2 years of age, in severe distress, or with clear alternative diagnosis.
When to Use
>95% on room air+1
90-95% on room air+2
<90% on room air or any supplemental oxygen+3
Normal breath sounds to end-expiratory wheeze only+1
Inspiratory and expiratory wheezing to diminished breath sounds+3
None or intercostal+1
Intercostal and substernal+2
Intercostal, substernal, and supraclavicular+3
Speaks in sentences (or coos and babbles)+1
Speaks partial sentences (or short cry)+2
Speaks in single words or short phrases (or grunts)+3
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