Category Archives: VTE

DVT/PE

Couple of points from this BMJ article on NICE guidance: Interim treatment if scan is going to be a while is now apixaban or rivaroxaban. No more faffing around with injections… but do remember to get baseline blood tests, of … Continue reading

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VTE – NICE guidance

Everyone with suspected VTE is now supposed to have some sort of investigation. This is where the ability to draw flowcharts would be really helpful: Wells 2 or above – Doppler within 4 hours, or, if that’s not possible, get … Continue reading

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