Management of Venous Thromboembolism: Treatment of Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

October 2, 2020

Last Updated Month/Year

February 21, 2024

Document Type


External Publication Status


Country of Publication


Inclusion Criteria

Female, Male, Adolescent, Adult, Child, Older adult

Health Care Settings

Ambulatory, Hospital, Outpatient

Intended Users

Nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant


Prevention, Management, Treatment

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D020246 - Venous Thrombosis, D011655 - Pulmonary Embolism, D056824 - Upper Extremity Deep Vein Thrombosis, D016769 - Embolism and Thrombosis, D004617 - Embolism


VTE, Venous Thromboembolism, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, DVT, PE

Source Citation

Thomas L. Ortel, Ignacio Neumann, Walter Ageno, Rebecca Beyth, Nathan P. Clark, Adam Cuker, Barbara A. Hutten, Michael R. Jaff, Veena Manja, Sam Schulman, Caitlin Thurston, Suresh Vedantham, Peter Verhamme, Daniel M. Witt, Ivan D. Florez, Ariel Izcovich, Robby Nieuwlaat, Stephanie Ross, Holger J. Schünemann, Wojtek Wiercioch, Yuan Zhang, Yuqing Zhang; American Society of Hematology 2020 guidelines for management of venous thromboembolism: treatment of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. Blood Adv. 2020; 4 (19): 4693–4738. doi: https://doi.org/10.1182/bloodadvances.2020001830


Number of Source Documents
Literature Search Start Date
January 1, 2014
Literature Search End Date
January 1, 2019