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Aspirin noninferior to dalteparin for VTE prophylaxis following hip replacement

Aspirin therapy for 28 days may be a reasonable alternative to low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) for extended venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis among hip replacement patients who have already received LMWH ... Aspirin therapy for 28 days may be
June 2013

Adherence to performance measures, readmissions not strongly linked

Compliance with individual measures ranged from 67.4% for venous thromboembolism prophylaxis within 24 hours of abdominal surgery to 98% for smoking cessation counseling.
March 2013

CMS updates payments, quality measures for 2010

CM codes to distinguish among acute, chronic and “history of” venous embolism or thrombosis. ... Remember that CMS is considering new quality measures for venous thromboembolism, so getting the documentation right now is good preparation for the
October 2009

MKSAP quiz on perioperative anticoagulation

In patients taking warfarin who have a low risk of thromboembolism, including those with a history of venous thromboembolism more than 12 months ago and those with atrial fibrillation with a ... Patients taking warfarin who are at high risk of
September 2014

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

Letter from the Editor

as an international medical graduate; and treating venous thromboembolism.
July 2010

Prophylaxis after discharge doesn't reduce VTE rates in high-risk patients

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis in high-risk medical service patients didn't reduce rates of symptomatic VTE in the 90 days after hospital discharge, a study found.
December 2011

Test yourself: Invasive procedures and complications

Which of the following is the best management to prevent venous thromboembolism in this patient? ... Unfractionated heparin does not depend on normal renal function for clearance and is appropriate for prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism for patients
February 2011

Score quantifies risk factors at admission for in-hospital bleeding

Researchers have developed a new score to identify at admission those acutely ill patients at high risk of in-hospital bleeding, which may assist physicians in using venous thromboembolism prophylaxis. ... Researchers have developed a new score to
January 2011

MKSAP quiz on perioperative anticoagulation

In patients taking warfarin who have a low risk of thromboembolism, including those with a history of venous thromboembolism more than 12 months ago and those with atrial fibrillation with a ... Patients taking warfarin who are at high risk of
August 2014

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