Risk Stratification Model: Lower-Extremity Ultrasonography for Hospitalized Patients with Suspected Deep Vein Thrombosis

@article{EmilyCAlper2017RiskSM,
  title={Risk Stratification Model: Lower-Extremity Ultrasonography for Hospitalized Patients with Suspected Deep Vein Thrombosis},
  author={BA EmilyC.Alper and MS MPH Ivan K. Ip and Patricia C Balthazar and MS Gregory Piazza and Samuel Z. Goldhaber and Carol B. Benson and PhD Ronilda Lacson and MPH Ramin Khorasani},
  journal={Journal of General Internal Medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={33},
  pages={21-25}
}
The Wells score for deep venous thrombosis (DVT) has a high failure rate and low efficiency among inpatients. To create and validate an inpatient-specific risk stratification model to help assess pre-test probability of DVT in hospitalized patients. Prospective cohort study of hospitalized patients undergoing lower-extremity ultrasonography studies (LEUS… CONTINUE READING