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dc.contributor.authorUrban, Karlieng
dc.contributor.authorKirley, Kateeng
dc.contributor.authorStevermer, James J.eng
dc.contributor.otherFamily Physicians Inquiries Networkeng
dc.date.issued2014-03eng
dc.description"An age-adjusted D-dimer cutoff--rather than the conventional 500 mcg/L value--is a better way to rule out VTE in patients over 50."eng
dc.description.abstractUse an age-adjusted D-dimer cutoff (patient's age in years × 10 mcg/L) for patients over age 50 years when evaluating for venous thromboembolism (VTE); it reduces false positives without substantially increasing false negatives.eng
dc.identifier.citationJournal of Family Practice, 63(3) 2014: 155-158.eng
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10355/41372
dc.languageEnglisheng
dc.publisherFamily Physicians Inquiries Networkeng
dc.relation.ispartofPriority Updates to Research Literature (PURLs)eng
dc.relation.ispartofcommunityUniversity of Missouri-Columbia. School of Medicine. Department of Family and Community Medicine. Family Physicians Inquiries Networkeng
dc.rightsOpenAccess.eng
dc.rights.licenseThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 License.eng
dc.subjectD-Dimer ; over-50 ; venous thromboembolism (VTE)eng
dc.titleIt's time to use an age-based approach to D-dimereng
dc.typeOthereng


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