APACHE II score of 11 or greater, esophageal varices, stigmata of recent hemorrhage and unstable comorbidity on admission
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
Arch Intern Med. 2007 Jun 25;167(12):1291-6 Cohorts
IN gastrointestinal bleeding, upper The Use of
APACHE II score of 11 or greater, esophageal varices, stigmata of recent hemorrhage and unstable comorbidity on admission
As Prognostic Item
Is useful Than
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To predict poor oucome (rebleeding, need for surgery, new or worsening comorbidity or death): if none of these factors only 6.2% had poor outcome