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    IMPROVEDD Risk Score for Venous Thromboembolism (VTE)

    Predicts risk of VTE in hospitalized patients, adding D-dimer to IMPROVE Risk Score.
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    The IMPROVEDD score predicts risk of VTE in hospitalized patients and should not be used in outpatients.

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    Dr. C. Michael Gibson

    About the Creator

    C. Michael Gibson, MS, MD, is a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School in Massachussetts. He is also the Chief of Clinical Research in the Cardiovascular Division at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the founder of PERFUSE, an academic research organization for a wide variety of cardiovascular studies. Dr. Gibson's primary research is focused on the pathophysiology of coronary artery disease and the efficacy of related therapies.

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