A prospective comparison of 3 scoring systems in upper gastrointestinal bleeding.

@article{Wang2013APC,
  title={A prospective comparison of 3 scoring systems in upper gastrointestinal bleeding.},
  author={Cheng-Hsien Wang and Yu-Wei Chen and Yui-Rwei Young and Chia-Jung Yang and I-Chuan Chen},
  journal={The American journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={31 5},
  pages={775-8}
}
BACKGROUND The clinical severities of upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) are of a wide variety, ranging from insignificant bleeds to fatal outcomes. Several scoring systems have been designed to identify UGIB high- and low-risk patients. The aim of our study was to compare the Glasgow-Blatchford score (GBS) with the preendoscopic Rockall score (PRS) and the complete Rockall score (CRS) in their utilities in predicting clinical outcomes in patients with UGIB. METHODS We designed a… CONTINUE READING
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