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Caprini Risk Model for Venous Thromboembolism

Purpose:

To evaluate a hospitalized patient for the risk of venous thromboembolism using the Caprini risk score.

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

I80, I81, I82

Description:

Caprini developed a risk model for venous thromboembolism in a hospitalized patient. This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from prophylaxis. The author is from the University of Chicago.

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