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Model of Spyropoulos et al for Identifying a Hospitalized Medical Patient at Risk for Venous Thromboembolism on Admission

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Spyropoulos et al evaluated hospitalized medical patients for the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE). A simple model using 4 parameters can identify a patient at increased risk at the time of hospital admission. The study was performed by the International Medical Prevention Registry on Venous Thromboembolism (IMPROVE) investigators.

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