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Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism

Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism and related issues, including anticoagulation, heparin therapy, and venous thromboembolism. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past 12 months is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.

Categories

Overview

Screening and Diagnosis

Prevention

Treatment

Complications and Special Situations

Improving Practice

Patient Education, Self-Care

Other AFP Content



Overview

02/01/2011 Recurrent Venous Thromboembolism Patient Education
10/15/2007 AAFP and ACP Publish Recommendations on Diagnosis and Management of VTE [Practice Guidelines]

Screening and Diagnosis

07/15/2013 Pulmonary Embolism Rule-Out Criteria: A Clinical Decision Rule That Works [AFP Journal Club]
11/15/2012 Diagnosis of Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism Algorithm
09/01/2008 The Role of Chest CT in Diagnosing Pulmonary Embolism [AFP Journal Club]
08/01/2004 What Clinical Findings Can Be Used to Diagnose Deep Venous Thrombosis? [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
02/01/2004 Suspected Pulmonary Embolism: Evidence-Based Diagnostic Testing [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
01/15/2004 Suspected Pulmonary Embolism: Part I. Evidence-Based Clinical Assessment [Point-of-Care Guides]

Prevention

10/15/2012 Rivaroxaban (Xarelto) for Prevention of Thromboembolic Events [STEPS]
06/15/2012 ACP Recommendations for VTE Prophylaxis in Hospitalized Patients [Practice Guidelines]
02/01/2010 Leg Compression and Pharmacologic Prophylaxis for Venous Thromboembolism Prevention in High-Risk Patients [Cochrane for Clinicians]

Treatment

06/15/2013 Is Rivaroxaban Noninferior to Standard Warfarin Therapy in Preventing Recurrent PE and DVT? [AFP Journal Club]
04/15/2013 Updated Guidelines on Outpatient Anticoagulation
01/15/2012 Thromboembolism [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
08/01/2011 Self-Monitoring and Self-Management of Anticoagulation Therapy [Cochrane for Clinicians]
07/01/2009 Anticoagulation for the Long-term Treatment of VTE in Patients with Cancer [Cochrane for Clinicians]
05/15/2005 Evidence-Based Adjustment of Warfarin (Coumadin) Doses [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
02/15/2005 Evidence-Based Initiation of Warfarin (Coumadin) [Point-of-Care Guides] Algorithm Point of Care

Complications and Special Situations

06/15/2008 Venous Thromboembolism During Pregnancy Algorithm
07/01/2006 Diagnosis and Treatment of Antiphospholipid Syndrome [Practice Guidelines]
05/01/2004 Polycythemia Vera Algorithm Patient Education

Improving Practice

From Family Practice Management

AAFP's Journal of Practice Improvement

09/01/2006 Providing Consistent Care With Standardized Admission Orders
05/01/2005 A Systematic Approach to Managing Warfarin Doses
05/01/2005 Outpatient Anticoagulation Flowsheet
02/01/2004 Diagnosing Pulmonary Embolism

Patient Education, Self-Care

From FamilyDoctor.org

AAFP's Patient Information Resource

Hypercoagulation
Deep Vein Thrombosis

Other AFP Content

12/01/2012 Aspirin for the Prevention of Recurrent VTE

Tips From Other Journals

09/01/2010 SPECT V/Q Scintigraphy Is an Option for Diagnosing Pulmonary Embolism
10/01/2009 D-Dimer Test: A Normal Result Does Not Always Rule Out Pulmonary Embolism
01/15/2008 Less Anticoagulation Needed After DVT or Pulmonary Embolism
05/15/2007 Unrecognized Malignancy in Patients with DVT
03/15/2001 Using the ECG to Diagnose Pulmonary Embolism

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