PThe management of venous thromboembolic diseases and the role of thrombophilia testing: Summary of NICE Guideline CG144.
Acute Med. 2012;11(3):138-42
Authors: Langford Nj, Stansby G, Avital L
Venous thromboembolic disease (VTE) is a common presentation in acute medicine and ensuring fast, accurate diagnosis and appropriate management is important. Getting it right not only reduces mortality but can also reduce the long-term complications associated with the disease such as post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS) and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.
PMID: 22993743 [PubMed - in process]