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'Referral advice' recommendation details

Recommendation details

Referral advice recommendation:Women with unilateral calf pain, redness or swelling should be evaluated for deep venous thrombosis (emergency action). Women experiencing shortness of breath or chest pain should be evaluated for pulmonary thromboembolism (emergency action).
Recommendation ID:245
Referral advice category:Immediate

Source guidance details

Guidance ID:CG37
Guidance: Postnatal care
Issue date:July 2006
Paragraph number:1.2.18
Page number:13
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NICE Classifications

Topic:
  • Gynaecology, pregnancy and birth
Sub topic:
  • Paediatrics
  • Obstetrics and gynaecology

Other details/links

Explanation for 'other links':Further details on 'Life-threatening conditions in women'; 'Health problems in babies'; 'Common health problems in women' and 'Common breastfeeding concerns' can be found in the link below.
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