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blatchford score vs modified blatchford

Jennifer D Portz, Jean S Kutner, Patrick J Blatchford, Christine S Ritchie
OBJECTIVES: To enhance understanding of the relationship between multimorbidity, symptom burden, and functional status in individuals with life-limiting illness. DESIGN: Secondary analysis of baseline data from a randomized clinical trial conducted in the Palliative Care Research Cooperative Group. Group differences were tested using a t-test; multivariate regression analysis was used to determine the effect of multiple variables on functional status and symptom burden...
October 2017: Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
Félix I Téllez-Avila, Norberto C Chávez-Tapia, Ada M Franco-Guzmán, Andrés Duarte-Rojo, Gustavo López-Arce, Jesús A Camacho, Miguel Angel Ramírez-Luna
INTRODUCTION AND AIMS: Endoscopic treatment of peptic ulcers with high-risk stigmata has been probed. The rates of recurrent bleeding, need for emergent surgery and death are related to Forrest Classification, Blatchford's modified risk score and the kind of endoscopic treatment used (monotherapy vs. dual). The aims of the present study were to report the success of endoscopic therapy in the reduction of the rate of initial success, recurrent bleeding, the need for surgery, and the mortality rate for patients with bleeding peptic ulcer and high-risk stigmata...
November 2007: Revista de Investigación Clínica; Organo del Hospital de Enfermedades de la Nutrición
Joseph Romagnuolo, Alan N Barkun, Robert Enns, David Armstrong, Jamie Gregor
BACKGROUND: The validated Blatchford risk score (BRS) predicts outcomes in patients with nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal tract bleeding, before endoscopy; completion of the Rockall score requires endoscopy. The aims of this study were to predict whether the modified BRS (mBRS) can predict (1) endoscopic high-risk stigmata (HRS) and (2) rebleeding and mortality. METHODS: Clinical and demographic characteristics on 1869 patients from 6 Canadian provinces were prospectively entered into the Registry for Upper GI Bleeding and Endoscopy database, recording 30-day rebleeding and mortality...
February 12, 2007: Archives of Internal Medicine
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