Table 1

Glasgow-Blatchford Score (GBS)

GBS for gastrointestinal bleeding
Score value
Blood urea (mmol/L)
Haemoglobin for men (g/dL)
Haemoglobin for women (g/dL)
Systolic blood pressure (mm Hg)
Other markers
 Pulse ≥100/min1
 Presentation with melaena1
 Presentation with syncope2
 Hepatic disease*2
 Cardiac failure†2
  • *Known history, or clinical and laboratory evidence, of chronic or acute hepatic disease.

  • †Known history, or clinical and echocardiographic evidence, of cardiac failure.