Deep Vein Thrombosis in the ED

Authors: James Simon Dunn, Jason M Kendall / Editor: Gavin Lloyd / Reviewer: Sarah Hickin-Yacoub, Peter Kilgour, Mehdi Teeli / Codes: / Published: 22/02/2024

This session will deal with the assessment and management of possible deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in the emergency department (ED).

After completing this session you will be able to:

  • Describe the pathophysiology of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Risk stratify patients presenting with possible DVT
  • Plan an appropriate investigative strategy to rule in or out DVT
  • Start treatment for patients with proven DVT


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