A systematic review of clinical prediction scores for deep vein thrombosis

  title={A systematic review of clinical prediction scores for deep vein thrombosis},
  author={Marina Kafeza and Joseph Shalhoub and N. Salooja and Lucy Bingham and Konstantina Spagou and Alun H. Davies},
  pages={516 - 531}
Objective Diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis remains a challenging problem. Various clinical prediction rules have been developed in order to improve diagnosis and decision making in relation to deep vein thrombosis. The purpose of this review is to summarise the available clinical scores and describe their applicability and limitations. Methods A systematic search of PubMed, MEDLINE and EMBASE databases was conducted in accordance with Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta… 

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