Resultados: 3

    The Saudi clinical practice guideline for the diagnosis of the first deep venous thrombosis of the lower extremity

    Ann. Thorac. Med.; 10 (1), 2015
    The diagnosis of deep venous thrombosis (DVT) may be challenging due to the inaccuracy of clinical assessment and diversity of diagnostic tests. On one hand, missed diagnosis may result in life-threatening conditions. On the other hand, unnecessary treatment may lead to serious complications. As a result...

    The Saudi clinical practice guideline for the prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism in medical and critically ill patients

    Saudi med. j; 37 (11), 2016
    Venous thromboembolism (VTE) acquired during hospitalization is common, yet preventable by the proper implementation of thromboprophylaxis which remains to be underutilized worldwide. As a result of an initiative by the Saudi Ministry of Health to improve medical practices in the country, an expert panel...

    The Saudi clinical practice guideline for the prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism in long-distance travelers

    Saudi med. j; 38 (1), 2017
    Venous thromboembolism (VTE), including deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE), is a preventable disease. Long distant travelers are prone to variable degree to develop VTE. However, the low risk of developing VTE among long-distance travelers and which travelers should receive VTE prophy...