2009 - The Glasgow-Blatchford Bleeding Score identified patients with upper GI bleeding who could be managed as outpatients

Kowdley, Kris V.; Irani, Shayan
May 2009
ACP Journal Club;5/19/2009, Vol. 150 Issue 5, p12
Academic Journal
The article presents a study on how does the Glasgow-Blatchford Bleeding Score (GBS) compares with the Rockall score for predicting need for intervention or death in patients presenting to hospital with upper gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding. The study found that the Glasgow-Blatchford Bleeding Score was better than the Rockall Score for predicting need for intervention or death in patients presenting with upper gastrointestinal bleeding.


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