Elderly Warfarin - Bleeding Risk Model
Predict 90-day bleeding risk in the elderly with atrial fibrillation on warfarin
This is a prediction model using nationally derived data from 19,875 patients hospitalized with atrial fibrillation and discharged on warfarin therapy. The model has eight clinical variables and identifies groups at low, intermediate, and high risk of major bleeding within 90 days of hospital discharge.
Alcohol or drug abuse
Age ≥70 years
|Score||Risk||Rate of major bleeding at 90 days|
|1.||Theresa I. Shireman, Jonathan D. Mahnken, Patricia A. Howard, Timothy F. Kresowik, Qingjiang Hou and Edward F. Ellerbeck. Development of a Contemporary Bleeding Risk Model for Elderly Warfarin Recipients. Chest 2006;130;1390-1396 Abstract|
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