@JoePinero

GI bleeds have been a subject of significant research over the past decade. Let’s review the Rockall risk stratification tool.

RISK STRATISFICATION TOOL

ROCKALL SCORE:

Rockall

Score > 3 = good prognosis (rebleed < 11%, mortality < 3%)
Score > 8   (rebleed < 42%, mortality < 42 %)

Vreeburg E, Terwee C, Snel P, et al. Validation of the Rockall risk scoring system in upper gastrointestinal bleeding. Gut. Mar 1999;44(3): 331-335