Validation of the Glasgow-Blatchford Scoring System to predict mortality in patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding in a hospital of Lima, Peru (June 2012-December 2013)

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Cassana, Alessandra; Scialom, Silvia; Segura, Eddy R.; Chacaltana, Alfonso;
  • Publisher: Sociedad Española de Patología Digestiva
  • Subject: Gastrointestinal hemorrhage | Upper gastrointestinal tract | Blatchford | Validation study | Hemorragia gastrointestinal | Tracto gastrointestinal superior | Estudio de validación

Background and aim: Upper gastrointestinal bleeding is a major cause of hospitalization and the most prevalent emergency worldwide, with a mortality rate of up to 14%. In Peru, there have not been any studies on the use of the Glasgow-Blatchford Scoring System to predic... View more
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