A validation study of a retrospective venous thromboembolism risk scoring method.

@article{Bahl2010AVS,
  title={A validation study of a retrospective venous thromboembolism risk scoring method.},
  author={Vinita Bahl and Hsou Mei Hu and Peter K. Henke and Thomas W. Wakefield and Darrell A. Campbell and Joseph A. Caprini},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={251 2},
  pages={344-50}
}
OBJECTIVES Validate a retrospective venous thromboembolism (VTE) risk scoring method, which was developed at the University of Michigan Health System and based on the Caprini risk assessment model, and assess the confounding effects of VTE prophylaxis. BACKGROUND Assessing patients for risk of VTE is essential to initiating appropriate prophylaxis and reducing the mortality and morbidity associated with deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. METHODS VTE risk factors were identified… CONTINUE READING

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