LITERATURE

HSC Safety Forum (Northern Ireland):

Kings thrombosis centre (England):



Patient information leaflets:


 

NHS Choices website: Deep Vein Thrombosis.
NHS Choices website: Pulmonary Embolism
Patient.co.uk website: Prevention of Deep Vein Thrombosis
Patient.co.uk website: Deep Vein Thrombosis
Patient.co.uk website: Pulmonary Embolism


NICE guidelines on the management and prevention of VTE can be found via these links:


 

Nice have also recently produced Quality statements for VTE management which can be found here:

SIGN have a single document for the Management and prevention of VTE which can be found here:

British Orthopaedic Association:
 










Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists have produced the following 4 guidelines:










 

Thrombosis and Embolism during Pregnancy and the Puerperium, Reducing the Risk (Green-top Guideline No. 37a:
https://www.rcog.org.uk/en/guidelines-research-services/guidelines/gtg37a/

Thrombosis and Embolism during Pregnancy and the Puerperium, the Acute Management of (Green-top Guideline No. 37b)
https://www.rcog.org.uk/en/guidelines-research-services/guidelines/gtg37b/

Venous Thromboembolism and Hormonal Contraception (Green-top Guideline No. 40)
https://www.rcog.org.uk/en/guidelines-research-services/guidelines/gtg40/

Venous Thromboembolism and Hormone Replacement Therapy (Green-top Guideline No. 19)
https://www.rcog.org.uk/en/guidelines-research-services/guidelines/gtg19/

British Thoracic Society guidelines for the management of suspected acute pulmonary embolism

MAT-GB-2000453 (v3.0) October 2021