What is the Child-Pugh score?

David Abbott, Senior Medicines Information Pharmacist, Leeds Medicines Information ServiceSource UKMiPublished
Topics: Liver disordersTrusts

The Child-Pugh score, or the Child-Pugh grade, can be used to describe the clinical state of patients with liver cirrhosis and to assess the severity of the condition. This updated Medicines Q&A explains what these descriptions are referring to, and how it is assessed.