|Table 3: Management based on risk score (the sum of riskpoints in Table 1).|
*Initiated 4 hours after delivery.|
**Women with history of VTE initiate thromboprophylaxis in early pregnancy.
***Thromboprophylaxis is initiated as early as possible and sometimes before pregnancy. Only women with antithrombin deficiency, chronic warfarin prophylaxis, recurrent VTE, antiphospholipidsyndrome with VTE, and those with mechanical heart prosthesis are included in this group.