FOUR score, a reliable score for assessing overt hepatic encephalopathy in cirrhotic patients.

@article{Mouri2015FOURSA,
  title={FOUR score, a reliable score for assessing overt hepatic encephalopathy in cirrhotic patients.},
  author={Sarah Mouri and Simona Tripon and Marika Rudler and Maxime Mallet and Julien Mayaux and Dominique Thabut and Nicolas Weiss},
  journal={Neurocritical care},
  year={2015},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={251-7}
}
BACKGROUND Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) is a frequent complication of cirrhosis and a major public health problem. The incidence is increasing because of improved cirrhosis prognosis. The most widely used scale used to evaluate HE is the West-Haven (WH) scale, with scores ranging from 0 to 4. This scale is easy to use but not suitable for patients with altered consciousness and is not well known by physicians other than hepatologists who manage these conditions. For deep coma, the validated… CONTINUE READING

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