A reminder that the first action for suspected DVT is completion of Wells Score.
ONLY if <2 is a d-dimer required. If score is 2 or more then proceed directly to request for ultrasound.
Awaiting d-dimer delays the ultrasound request and this may not be necessary
For full details, see the DVT pathway
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