Risk Management Pitfalls for Deep Vein Thrombosis in the ED

The management of patients presenting to the ED with deep vein thrombosis (DVT) has changed in several ways over the last decade, and emergency clinicians have more tools to manage a safe and cost-effective disposition. Our recent issue Management of Deep Vein Thrombosis in the Emergency Department reviews the the diagnosis process, treatment options, managing DVT in pregnant women and the elderly, and more. 

To help you with the decision-making process, we’ve created a list of risk management pitfalls for DVT, which is also included in the issue.

Vein Thrombosis, Deep Vein, Emergency Department, Risk Management Pitfalls

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Last Updated on January 25, 2023

2 thoughts on “Risk Management Pitfalls for Deep Vein Thrombosis in the ED

  1. I do not routinely use compression stockings for newly-dx’d DVTs, but it certainly makes sense that they could help prevent post thrombotic syndrome. I’ll have to read more about that.

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