Don’t reimage deep vein thrombosis in the absence of a clinical change.
|Rationale and Comments:||Repeat ultrasound images to evaluate “response” of venous clot to therapy does not alter treatment.|
|References:||• Bates SM, et al. Diagnosis of DVT antithrombotic therapy and prevention of thrombosis, 9th ed. American College of Chest Physicians evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. Chest. 2012;141(2 suppl):e351S-418S.|