The Use of a Scoring System to Guide Thromboprophylaxis in a High-Risk Pregnant Population
The Thromboprophylaxis Scoring System.
|Total score/Thromboprophylaxis: Under 1.0: conservative management, lifestyle advice; 1.0–1.5: from delivery until 6 weeks postpartum; 2.0–2.5: from 28 weeks until 6 weeks postpartum; 3.0 or more: from diagnosis of pregnancy until 6 weeks postpartum; *begin therapy at least 4 weeks before the gestation of the previous VTE; **pregnancy long therapy for homozygous conditions; ***individualised care for recurrent pregnancy loss. |
VTE: venous thromboembolism. 'Precipitated' refers to VTE following an identifiable cause such as trauma, surgery, immobilisation, air travel or malignant disease.