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Clinical Rule of Toll et al for Ruling Out Deep Vein Thrombosis of the Leg in Primary Care

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Toll et al developed a simple clinical rule for identifying patients who are at low risk for deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in a leg. A patient at higher risk may benefit from additional studies or closer followup. The authors are from Amsterdam, Maastricht and Utrecht in the Netherlands.

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