Blatchford Score

Assess if intervention is required for acute upper GI bleeding.

Questions

1.Gender?
2.Blood Urea?
3.Hemoglobin?
4.Systolic Blood Pressure?
5.Pulse > 100 bpm?
6.Presentation with Melena?
7.Presentation with Syncope?
8.Hepatic Disease?
9.Cardiac Failure?

About

The Blatchford score was designed to discriminate between patients who needed clinical intervention (and admission) for acute upper GI bleeding and those who did not. This score does not rely on endoscopic findings.

References

Blatchford O, Murray WR and Blatchford M.

A risk score to predict need for treatment for upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage.

Lancet 2000 October 14, 356 (9238): 1318-21

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Created by on 30/12/2015

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1. Gender?

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