The Haemostasis and Thrombosis Task Force meet every 6 months and will review these guidelines if any major developments occur, or by September 2008 at the latest. Members of the working party: Dr Mark Winter (Chairman, Consultant Haematologist, Canterbury), Dr David Keeling (Consultant Haematologist, Oxford), Dr Hannah Cohen, Consultant Haematologist, UCH, London, Freda Sharpen (Anticoagulant Specialist Nurse, Manchester), Prof. Patrick Vallance (Clinical Pharmacologist, UCH, London).
Procedures for the outpatient management of patients with deep venous thrombosis1
Article first published online: 1 FEB 2005
Clinical & Laboratory Haematology
Volume 27, Issue 1, pages 61–66, February 2005
How to Cite
WINTER, M., KEELING, D., SHARPEN, F., COHEN, H., VALLANCE, P. and THE HAEMOSTASIS AND THROMBOSIS TASK FORCE OF THE BRITISH COMMITTEE FOR STANDARDS IN HAEMATOLOGY (2005), Procedures for the outpatient management of patients with deep venous thrombosis. Clinical & Laboratory Haematology, 27: 61–66. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2257.2004.00660.x
- Issue published online: 1 FEB 2005
- Article first published online: 1 FEB 2005
- Accepted for publication 9 June 2004
- Deep venous thrombosis;
- outpatient treatment;
Although deep venous thrombosis (DVT) is now widely managed on an outpatient basis, at a practical level there remains a potential for uncertainty as to which patient might prove suitable and in particular in regard to the lines of responsibility of each department involved in the delivery of clinical care. This guideline sets out recommendations for the standardization of the outpatient management of patients with DVT.