TITLE

A simple risk score discriminated between patients at low or high risk for adverse events during therapy for acute DVT

PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Mar/Apr2007, Vol. 146 Issue 2, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a research study concerning prediction of adverse outcome in outpatients with acute deep vein thrombosis (DVT). The study was conducted on 4405 outpatients with symptomatic, acute DVT in the lower limbs. It is found that in patients with acute deep venous thrombosis in the lower limbs, a simple risk score provided some discrimination between patients at low or high risk for adverse events during the first 15 days of initial therapy.
ACCESSION #
24685695

 

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