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Guidelines

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The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

NICE NG89

Venous thromboembolism in over 16s: reducing the risk of hospital-acquired deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism1

This guideline covers assessing and reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE or blood clots) and deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in people aged 16 and over in hospital. It aims to help healthcare professionals identify people most at risk and describes interventions that can be used to reduce the risk of VTE.

For further information visit: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng89 

NICE CG144

Venous thromboembolic diseases: diagnosis, management and thrombophilia testing2

This guideline covers the diagnosis and management of venous thromboembolic diseases in adults (aged 18 and over), and the role of thrombophilia testing. It aims to clarify which diagnostic tests should be used, reduce variation in pharmacological therapies, and provide guidance on when thrombophilia testing is useful.

For further information visit: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/cg144

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