Flashcards in Clinical: DVT and Pulmonary Embolism Deck (10):
What are the risk factors for VTE?
- What are the 2 groups for DVT?
- What are the clinical signs?
- How can a DT become a PE?
- What are the 3 classes of this, based on the severity of pulmonary obstruction
- What are the clinical signs of a PE?
Wells scores for DVT
- For classes 0, 1/2, and 3 give the risk stratification for DVT as well as the management for them
- Give the risk stratification and management for a wells scores of 0-4, and then over 4
- Why do you need to use caution with D-dimer?
DX of DVT
- What is the most common/noninvasive test to dx?
- What is the most accurate test? Why do we not use a lot?
DX of PE
- What is the imaging choice for PE?
- The above is not the gold standard test. What is the gold standard and why is it not used often?
- Why would a V/Q scan be used?
- What would you see on an echocardiogram?
- What would be elevated when blood work is done?
- What labs do you need to do before starting treatment with RX?
- What is first line therapy? Second line?
- How long do you need to have treatment for this?
- What needs to be done before 2nd line therapy?
- What are the 2 main ways that VTE can be treated without Rx?
- Massive PE with hemodynamic instability
- What is the drug of choice?
- What 2 procedures can be conducted?
- What are some PE prevention measures?
What can show up on an ECG with a PE?