Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Limited Ultrasound Evaluation of Deep Vein Thrombosis: Lower Extremity
Point-of-care ultrasound is a powerful tool in evaluating a patient for Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT). This course describes the simplified protocol of assessing the common femoral and popliteal veins for DVT, a method that is well-accepted when used in conjunction with clinical assessments for ruling in/out DVT.
Introductory material and disclaimer
Assess your current knowledge in this subject area with a pretest
Background, normal anatomy, and technique