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Risk Score of Landefeld and Goldman for Warfarin-Associated Major Bleeding in Outpatients

Purpose:

To predict the risk of major bleeding in an outpatient treated with warfarin using the risk score of Landefeld and Goldman.

Specialty:

Hematology, Hematology, Clinical Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Medicine

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage, drug interactions, dosage adjustments, response to therapy, adverse effects, overdose and reversal

ICD-10:

D69

Description:

Landefeld and Goldman developed a risk score that could predict the risk of a major bleeding episode in outpatients treated with warfarin. The score uses information available when the oral anticoagulant therapy is begun. The authors are from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland and Harvard Medical School in Boston.

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