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Bleeding Risk Indices of van der Meer et al

Purpose:

To estimate the risk for major bleeding in a patient taking oral anticoagulants.

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Vascular Medicine, Gynecology, Obstetrics And Gynecology, Obstetrics, Obstetric Critical Care Medicine, Adolescent Medicine, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Abdominal Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, Colon And Rectal Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, Dermatologic Surgery, General Surgery, Head And Neck Surgery, Hand Surgery, Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Proctology, Trauma Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Transplant Surgery, Vascular Surgery

Objective:

risk factors, laboratory tests

ICD-10:

R58

Description:

van der Meer et al developed several bleeding risk indices to predict the risk of major bleeding in patients taking oral anticoagulants. The study was based on 2 large cohorts of patients and was done in Leiden, The Netherlands.

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