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The Zinner Index Modified for Predicting the Risk of Acute Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Children

Specialty:

Gastroenterology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

The Zinner index was modified by Lugo et al for use with children in the pediatric intensive care unit to predict the risk for acute upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage. A child at high risk for bleeding may benefit from prophylactic measures to reduce the risk.

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