The online home for the primary care professionals managing patients with cardiovascular disease, diabetes and related diseases.

Suspected VTE and referral outcomes: results of a general practice audit

Publication date: Saturday, 08 June 2013
Contributor(s): Asim Malik, Usman Farooqui

In-house D-dimer testing and the Wells Score combined meant that cases were referred to secondary care only when patients were strongly suspected to have VTE or pulmonary embolism. Some 86% of VTE cases had properly documented risk assessment.

Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 6 Number 3 Oct-Nov-Dec 2013
Print edition page(s): 119
Contributor(s): Asim Malik, Usman Farooqui

Article search and filter