Venous Thromboemboli: Should your patient with a DVT be admitted?
- Feel confident in identifying risk factors for developing VTEs
- Counsel patients on consequences of DVTs
- Understand basic treatment recommendations for DVTs and superficial venous thrombosis
- Be confident in who can be treated as an outpatient for DVT
What will not be covered:
- Pulmonary emboli (pathogenesis, sequelae, treatment, etc.)
- Diagnosis of VTEs
- Pharmacology/dosing of anticoagulants
- Pathophysiology of inherited thrombophilias
- Pathophysiology of acquired thrombophilias
- Anatomy of all the veins in the body
- Pros/cons of thrombolysis and thrombectomy
- VTE prophylaxis
Recommended CitationThesing, MD, PGY-2, Claire, "Venous Thromboemboli: Should your patient with a DVT be admitted?" (2017). Department of Family & Community Medicine Presentations and Grand Rounds. Paper 186.