Venous thromboembolic disease: comparison of the diagnostic process in blacks and whites.

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BACKGROUND There has been concern that a disproportionate use of some health services exists among races. Whether this applies to patients with pulmonary embolism (PE) or deep venous thrombosis (DVT) has not been determined. OBJECTIVE To assess if there is a racial disparity in the application of diagnostic tests for PE or DVT, or in reaching a diagnosis… (More)

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@article{Stein2003VenousTD, title={Venous thromboembolic disease: comparison of the diagnostic process in blacks and whites.}, author={Paul D. Stein and Russell Douglas Hull and Kalpesh C Patel and Ronald Olson and William A. Ghali and Andrew K Alshab and Frederick A Meyers}, journal={Archives of internal medicine}, year={2003}, volume={163 15}, pages={1843-8} }