Wells Criteria for Pulmonary Embolus


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  • Wells PS, Anderson DR, Rodger M, Forgie M, Kearon C, Dreyer J, Kovacs G, Mitchell M, Lewandowski B, Kovacs MJ. Evaluation of D-dimer in the diagnosis of suspected deep-vein thrombosis. N Engl J Med. 2003 Sep 25;349(13):1227-35. [PMID 14507948] [Wells DVT Criteria]
  • Scarvelis D, Wells PS. Diagnosis and treatment of deep-vein thrombosis. CMAJ. 2006 Oct 24;175(9):1087-92. [PMC1609160] [Wells DVT Criteria – validation]
  • MDCalc. Wells Criteria for Pulmonary Embolism (PE)

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