The Glasgow alcoholic hepatitis score identifies patients who may benefit from corticosteroids.

@article{Forrest2007TheGA,
  title={The Glasgow alcoholic hepatitis score identifies patients who may benefit from corticosteroids.},
  author={E H Forrest and Allan John Morris and Steven Stewart and Martin Phillips and Ye Htun Oo and Neil C Fisher and Geoffery Haydon and JG O'Grady and Christopher Paul Day},
  journal={Gut},
  year={2007},
  volume={56 12},
  pages={1743-6}
}
INTRODUCTION There is no consensus on the pharmacological treatment of alcoholic hepatitis. The Glasgow alcoholic hepatitis score (GAHS) has been shown to be more accurate than the modified Maddrey's discriminant function (mDF) in the prediction of outcome from alcoholic hepatitis. This study aimed to determine whether the GAHS was able to identify those patients who would benefit from corticosteroids. METHODS 225 patients with an mDF greater than or equal to 32 from five hospital centres in… CONTINUE READING

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