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
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
One of the biggest risks for cancer patients following surgery is venous thromboembolism (VTE), said Dr.
Hospitals that have higher rates of pharmacologic prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism (VTE) don't have lower rates of VTE, a new study found.
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,
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
A multi-faceted intervention increased venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis among medical and surgical patients in an Australian hospital, a recent study reported.
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
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
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.