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The Wells’ DVT Criteria can be used in the outpatient and emergency department setting. By risk stratifying to low risk (Wells’ Score <2) and a negative D-dimer, the clinician can exclude the need for ultrasound (US) to rule out DVT.
Go to the MDCalc Wells’ Criteria for DVT.
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