Applications of D-dimer Assays – Traditional and New
Self-Study 235 – Basic to Intermediate Level
Contact Hours (Points): 2
Written by David Plaut
At the end of the course you should be able to:
- Understand the source and basic structure of the d-dimers
- Be able to list 5 causes of elevated levels of d-dimers in the blood
- Discuss the utility of d-dimer assays in suspected Venous Thromboembolism (VTE), especially Pulmonary Embolism (PE) and Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
- Briefly discuss the utility of d-dimer assays in cancer and surgery patients, and the length of medication
Online 235: Course Taken Online: $27.00 BUY NOW
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