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Table 1 Characteristics of Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department with DVT between 16/10/2014 and 02/09/2015

From: Implementation of an acute DVT ambulatory care pathway in a large urban centre: current challenges and future opportunities

Patient Characteristics Inpatient (n = 25) Outpatient (n = 53) Total (total n = 78)
Age
 Mean (SD) 48.1 (21.2) 47.8 (17.6) 47.7 (18.5)
 Median (IQR) 40 (34.5) 43 (32) 41 (32.3)
Gender
 Male 13 (52%) 33 (62%) 46 (59%)
 Female 12 (48%) 20 (38%) 32 (41%)
Wells Score:
 Unlikely 2 (8%) 6 (11%) 8 (10%)
 Likely 10 (40%) 24 (45%) 34 (44%)
 Not assessed 13 (52%) 23 (44%) 36 (46%)
D-dimer:
 Raised 12 (48%) 31 (58%) 43 (55%)
 Normal Range 0 (0%) 2 (4%) 2 (3%)
 Not measured 13 (52%) 20 (38%) 33 (42%)
History of VTE 9 (36%) 19 (36%) 28 (36%)
Provoking factor 17 (68%) 32 (60%) 49 (63%)
Associated PE 12 (48%) 3 (5%) 15 (19%)
Location:
 Upper limb 1 (4%) 1 (2%) 2 (3%)
 Lower limb 24 (96%) 52 (98%) 76 (97%)
Treatment:
 Rivaroxaban 4 (16%) 31 (58%) 35 (45%)
 LMWH 18 (72%) 22 (42%) 40 (51%)
 Not recorded 3 (12%) 0 (0%) 3 (4%)
Medical Comorbidities 5 (25%) 17 (32%) 23 (55%)
IVDU 10 (40%) 21 (42%) 31 (39%)
Bleeding Complications 1 (4%) 5 (9%) 6 (8%)
Not recorded 23 (92%) 29 (54%) 52 (66%)
Post Partum 1 (4%) 2 (4%) 3 (4%)