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Clinical Risk Factors of Clason et al for Further Hemorrhage or Mortality in a Patient with Acute Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

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Gastroenterology

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Clason et al evaluated risk factors associated with further hemorrhage or mortality in a patient presenting with upper gastrointestinal (GI) hemorrhage. This can help identify patients who may benefit from more aggressive management and monitoring. The scores appear to antedate the Rockall score (see above). The authors are from Bangour General Hospital in West Lothian and the University of Edinburgh.

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