Background Suspicion of Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a frequent cause of presentation in emergency departments (EDs). Traditionally at Holbaek University Hospital, patients presenting with suspected lower-extremity DVT are commonly assessed and treated as out-patients in the Quick Diagnostic Unit (QDU), a part of our Emergency Department. The patients… (More)
Emergency department-based short stay units (SSUs) are increasingly being introduced to provide accelerated care. The effects of treatment in SSUs for elderly medical patients are not well-studied.
The ELDER trial is a single-blinded, randomised parallel trial with 1:1 allocation between hospitalisation in an SSU (intervention) and… (More)