The Glasgow – Blatchford Score is used to predict the need for EGD in patients with evidence of upper GI bleeding. The score has been validated to show that patients with a score of 0 are low risk.
Points are given for each variable.
Explanation of Result :
A score of 0 is low risk. All other values are considered “high risk”.
* Please verify all calculations prior to clinical use.
- Blatchford O1, Murray WR, Blatchford M. A risk score to predict need for treatment for upper-gastrointestinal haemorrhage. Lancet. 2000 Oct 14;356(9238):1318-21. PMID: 11073021.