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    Oakland Score for Safe Discharge After Lower GI Bleed

    Predicts readmission risk in patients with acute lower GI bleeding.

    INSTRUCTIONS

    Use in patients presenting with lower GI bleed (urgent, emergent, or primary care setting) to help determine if outpatient management is feasible.

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    <40
    0
    40-69
    +1
    ≥70
    +2
    Female
    0
    Male
    +1
    No
    0
    Yes
    +1
    No blood
    0
    Blood
    +1
    <70
    0
    70-89
    +1
    90-109
    +2
    ≥110
    +3
    50-89
    +5
    90-119
    +4
    120-129
    +3
    130-159
    +2
    ≥160
    0
    3.6-6.9 (36-69)
    +22
    7.0-8.9 (70-89)
    +17
    9.0-10.9 (90-109)
    +13
    11.0-12.9 (110-129)
    +8
    13.0-15.9 (130-159)
    +4
    ≥16.0 (160)
    0

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    Dr. Kathryn A. Oakland

    About the Creator

    Kathryn A. Oakland, MD, MBBS, is head of surgery at HCA Healthcare UK in London, United Kingdom. She is also working on the NHS COVID-19 response for the North and Central London Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships. Dr. Oakland’s research focuses primarily on gastrointestinal bleeding.

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