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Increasing the efficiency of D-dimer tests

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: (Published 16 January 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f252

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Researchers from Canada have designed and tested a strategy of selective D-dimer testing for adults with suspected first deep vein thrombosis (DVT), in an attempt to improve on the current strategy of testing everyone. The selective strategy used the 9 point Wells rule to …

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