Search results for "Venous thromboembolism"

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Which patients to anticoagulate and how

Updated guidelines, new drugs are among the things to know to treat venous thromboembolism. ... His own research, published in the American Journal of Hematology in 2011, shows that venous thromboembolism (VTE) as a whole is on the rise, a trend that's
June 2017

Intermittent pneumatic compression helps reduce VTE risk

Intermittent pneumatic compression (IPC) to the lower limbs can reduce venous thromboembolism (VTE) risk in hospitalized patients and is especially effective when combined with pharmacologic thromboprophylaxis, a new meta-analysis found. ... to the IPC
July 2013

Caring for cancer patients

One of the biggest risks for cancer patients following surgery is venous thromboembolism (VTE), said Dr.
February 2013

Pharmacologic prophylaxis use doesn't lower VTE risk, study finds

Hospitals that have higher rates of pharmacologic prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism (VTE) don't have lower rates of VTE, a new study found.
August 2014

Recent Research

Pregnant women who are admitted to the hospital for reasons not related to delivery have a higher risk of first venous thromboembolism, a recent study found. ... Within this group, they retrieved information on admissions that lasted at least 1 day,
April 2014

ACOVE quality indicators may improve care in hospitalized elderly

Clinicians administered a checklist during rounds, which assessed for prophylaxis against venous thromboembolism, indwelling bladder catheters, mobilization, and delirium evaluation—four commonly encountered components of Assessing Care of
July 2017

Recent Research

A multi-faceted intervention increased venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis among medical and surgical patients in an Australian hospital, a recent study reported.
July 2012

Apixaban not superior to enoxaparin

The double-blind, double-dummy trial included more than 6,000 inpatients who were acutely medically ill, had an additional risk factor for venous thromboembolism (VTE), and were expected to stay
November 2011

Preoperative calculator helps spot patients at risk of postoperative respiratory failure

Study limitations include that the variables analyzed were limited to those recorded by NSQIP, which doesn't include certain co-morbidities like obstructive sleep apnea and history of venous thromboembolism, or
July 2011

Reducing unnecessary PPI use may help save lives

for prophylaxis of conditions, such as venous thromboembolism prophylaxis, so it is easy to just check the box for PPIs at that point too,” said Dr.
March 2016

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