Hematology and Oncology Book


Outpatient Bleeding Risk Index

Aka: Outpatient Bleeding Risk Index
  1. See Also
    1. Atrial Fibrillation Anticoagulation
    2. CHADS2-VASc Score
    3. Orbit Bleeding Risk Score
    4. HAS-BLED Score
  2. Indications
    1. Atrial Fibrillation Anticoagulation (used in combination with CHAD Score)
  3. 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
  4. Interpretation
    1. Index risk stratifies patients into low, moderate and high risk of bleeding complications
    2. See calculation below
  5. Resources
    1. http://www.soapnote.org
  6. References:
    1. (2005) Am Fam Physician 71(12):2348-2350 [PubMed]
    2. (2010) Am Fam Physician 81(6):780-78 [PubMed]

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