Category 1: items 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5;
Item 1: if ‘Yes’, assign 1 point
Item 2: if ‘c’ or ‘d’ is the response, assign 1 point
Item 3: if ‘a’ or ‘b’ is the response, assign 1 point
Item 4: if ‘a’ is the response, assign 1 point
Item 5: if ‘a’ or ‘b’ is the response, assign 2 points
Add points. Category 1 is positive if the total score is 2 or more points.
Category 2: items 6, 7, 8 (item 9 should be noted separately)
Item 6: if ‘a’ or ‘b’ is the response, assign 1 point
Item 7: if ‘a’ or ‘b’ is the response, assign 1 point
Item 8: if ‘a’ is the response, assign 1 point
Add points. Category 2 is positive if the total score is 2 or more points.
Category 3 is positive if the answer to item 10 is ‘Yes’ or if the BMI of the patient is greater than 30kg/m2.
(BMI is defined as weight (kg) divided by height (m) squared, i.e, kg/m2
High Risk: if there are 2 or more categories where the score is positive.
Low Risk: if there is only 1 or no categories where the score is positive.
Additional Question: item 9 should be noted separately.