Monthly Archives: July 2013

Age adjusted D-dimer cut-off values

Age adjusted D-dimer cut-off values (age×10 µg/L) improve specificity without losing sensitivity for venous thromboembolism. This could spare many elderly patients unnecessary imaging. Diagnostic accuracy of conventional or age adjusted D-dimer cut-off values in older patients with suspected venous thromboembolism:

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Whiplash RCT

Emergency department treatments and physiotherapy for acute whiplash: a pragmatic, two-step, randomised controlled trial Lancet. 2013 Feb 16;381(9866):546-56 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23260167

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