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Prognostic Score of Chiu et al for a Patient with a Bleeding Peptic Ulcer

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with a bleeding peptic ulcer using the Chinese University of Hong Kong prediction score of Chiu et al.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

K25, K26

Description:

Chiu et al developed a score for identifying a patient with a bleeding peptic ulcer who is at increased risk for mortality. This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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