Burch-Wartofsky Point Scale (BWPS) for Thyrotoxicosis
Determine the likelihood of thyroid storm
This tool was originally created by Dr. H. Burch, an endocrinologist at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. He is a medical specialist in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism.
Burch, HB; Wartofsky L. Life-threatening thyrotoxicosis.