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Rockall Score

 

West Lothian Upper GI Bleeding Assessment Protocol

    To be completed by attending doctor or SAS:

     Presentation: blood streaked vomit / coffee grounds / fresh haematemesis / melaena

     Relevant medication: aspirin / NSAIDs / warfarin

Points

0

1

2

3

Score

1. Age

 

<60

60-80

>80

 

 

2. Shock

 

None

P>100

SBP <100

 

 

3. Co-Morbidity

 

None

 

Cardiac failure
IHD
Major Morbidity

Renal Failure
Liver Disease
Malignancy

 

Rockall Score

 

 

 

 

 

 

Score: 0/1          Refer to St John¬ís A&E Department

            ≥2           Phone nRIE Medical GI Registrar to discuss direct admission
                              Large cannula IV access and IV fluids

N.B. If uncertain, phone St john's A&E dept for further advice
(Rockall, Gut 1996, 38:316-321)

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 June 2007 15:02
 
 

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