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The Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)

SIGN 122

Prevention and management of venous thromboembolism1

The guideline identifies adult patient groups at risk of venous thromboembolism and describes the available methods of prophylaxis, with general recommendations about efficacy, safety, and how they should be used. Appropriate methods of prophylaxis for specific patient groups are considered. Diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism are described, including the use of diagnostic algorithms incorporating D-dimer assay. Recommendations are made on treatment options for thrombosis in various anatomical regions.

For further information visit: https://www.sign.ac.uk/our-guidelines/prevention-and-management-of-venous-thromboembolism/

SIGN 148

Acute coronary syndrome2

This guideline provides recommendations for the management of patients with ACS within the first 12 hours and up to hospital discharge. With the exception of dual antiplatelet therapy with aspirin and P2Y12-receptor antagonists, this guideline does not make recommendations for: long-term treatment following discharge from hospital. It does not cover prehospital management or the management of undifferentiated chest pain or acute heart failure.

For further information visit: https://www.sign.ac.uk/our-guidelines/acute-coronary-syndrome/

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