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Flashcards in Clinical: DVT and Pulmonary Embolism Deck (10):
1

What are the risk factors for VTE?

2

DVT

  • What are the 2 groups for DVT?
  • What are the clinical signs?
  • How can a DT become a PE?

3

PE

  • What are the 3 classes of this, based on the severity of pulmonary obstruction
  • What are the clinical signs of a PE?

4

Wells scores for DVT

  • For classes 0, 1/2, and 3 give the risk stratification for DVT as well as the management for them

5

PE

  • Give the risk stratification and management for a wells scores of 0-4, and then over 4

6

D-Dimer

  • 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?

7

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?

8

VTE

  • 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?

9

VTE

  • 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?

10

What can show up on an ECG with a PE?