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Primary Care DVT Guideline POAC

10 July 2012 - These are the new Primary Options Acute Care (POAC) guidelines for Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT)

CRITERIA POINTS
Male YES NO
Use of Hormonal Contraception YES NO
Surgery in the Previous Month YES NO
Absence of Leg Trauma YES NO
Distension to Collateral Leg Veins YES NO
Difference in Calf Circumference More Than 3 cm (measured 10cm below the tibial tubercle) YES NO
Positive D-Dimer Assay (Clear-View Simplify) YES NO
Total Score =
< 3 DVT Unlikely :::: >4 DVT Likely - Get USS

POACT DVT guideline

PDF file of the full guideline from POAC