Journal of Hematology & Thromboembolic Diseases

Journal of Hematology & Thromboembolic Diseases
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-8790

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Soheir Adam

Soheir Adam

Saudi Arabia

  • Research Article
    Validation of a Smartphone Application for Assessment of the Risk of Venous Thromboembolism in Medical Patients
    Author(s): Galila Zaher and Soheir AdamGalila Zaher and Soheir Adam

    Objective: To validate a smartphone application-based clinical decision support system (CDSS) for risk assessment of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in hospitalized medical patients. Setting: The medical department of a teaching hospital in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Participants: 97 patients, admitted to the medical ward during the month of December 2015. Aim of the study: A smart phone application based CDSS was developed to assess the risk of VTE in medical patients. Patient data were collected and risk of VTE was calculated simultaneously by the application and by an expert hematologist. The aim of the study was to determine agreement between both sources. Results: Ninety-seven patients, mean age 50 (19-92) and 51% (50) males were included. Forty-eight percent of patients were stratified as high-ri.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2329-8790.1000251

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