II. Indications

  1. Atrial Fibrillation Anticoagulation (used in combination with CHAD Score)

III. Criteria

  1. Age over 65 years old
  2. History of Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  3. History of Cerebrovascular Accident
  4. Other factors
    1. Recent Myocardial Infarction
    2. Hematocrit less than 30%
    3. Creatinine higher than 1.5
    4. Diabetes Mellitus

IV. Interpretation

  1. Index risk stratifies patients into low, moderate and high risk of bleeding complications
  2. See calculation below

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