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IMPROVE Bleeding Risk Score for Inpatient on a Medical Service

Purpose:

To evaluate a medical inpatient for risk of bleeding based on the IMPROVE bleeding risk score.

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

R58

Description:

An inpatient should be evaluated for bleeding risk before being placed on prophylaxis against deep vein thrombosis. The IMPROVE score can help to identify a medical inpatient who is at increased risk for bleeding based on comorbid conditions. The author are from multiple institutions and are participants in the International Medical Prevention Registry on Venous Thromboembolism (IMPROVE).

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