Table 2

Rockall Score

Rockall Score for gastrointestinal bleeding
Initial score criteria
 ShockNo shockHR >100HR >100, SBP <100
 ComorbidityCardiac failure, ischaemic heart diseaseRenal failure, liver failure, disseminated malignancy
Additional criteria for full score
 DiagnosisMallory-Weiss, no lesion, no stigmata of recent haemorrhageAll other diagnosesMalignancy of upper gastrointestinal tract
 Stigmata of recent haemorrhageNone or dark spotFresh blood, adherent clot, visible or spurting vessel
  • Maximum additive score prior to diagnosis=7.

  • Maximum additive score after diagnosis=11.

  • HR, heart rate; SBP, systolic blood pressure.