Venous thromboembolism (VTE) investigation and management – new NICE advice

18th April 2020 by Louise Hudman

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) investigation and management – new NICE advice

This is an updated guideline from NICE on the investigation and management of venous thromboembolism (VTE). It was published in Mar 20.

There is also a very good visual summary, which outlines investigations and gives a superb summary on treatment options.

There are quite a few changes in this guideline and I have outlined these at the top, before doing a general summary.

So what is new in this guideline?

PERC – the Pulmonary Embolism Rule-out Criteria.

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