Padua score is a predictive score for venous thromboembolic disease in patients hospitalized. The score is considered high if it is greater than or equal to 4, and is a decision aid for the establishment of anti-thrombotic profiling.
Venous thromboembolic disease (phlebitis, pulmonary embolism) remains the third leading cause of death in developed countries, after strokes/heart attacks and cancers. But few people know the risky situations and the means of prevention.
Venous thromboembolic disease is a medical term that corresponds to the formation of a blood clot in a vein, most often in the legs, called "phlebitis or deep vein thrombosis" which can, in certain circumstances, detach and become lodged secondarily at the level of the pulmonary artery then called “pulmonary embolism”. Surgical operations and all circumstances causing the immobilization of a subject increase the risk of venous thrombosis