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Most recently, Dr. Dues helped develop a venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis screen on the EHR that incorporates clinical decision support. ... Using common performance measurements, such as venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis, the dashboards
November 2013

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

Oral anticoagulants compared for risk of recurrent VTE, major bleeds

All oral anticoagulants and antiplatelet agents reduced recurrence of venous thromboembolism (VTE) compared with placebo, with aspirin reducing risk the least and vitamin K antagonists reducing it the most, a
September 2013

Journal watch: Recent studies of note

Inferior vena cava filters were appropriately placed about half the time in acute venous thromboembolism patients, a community-based study has found. ... Researchers conducted a retrospective chart review of the medical records of patients from three
March 2011

Our Internal Medicine Meeting issue

Other articles describe how to anticoagulate patients with venous thromboembolism, reduce antibiotic use in community-acquired pneumonia, and treat decompensated heart failure.
June 2017

Longer venous thromboprophylaxis after total hip replacement decreases events, ups minor bleeding risk

Venous thromboprophylaxis for 21 days or more after total hip replacement lowers risk for venous thromboembolism, pulmonary embolism and deep venous thrombosis while increasing the risk for minor bleeding, according to ... Venous thromboprophylaxis for
March 2012

New ACP guideline calls for assessment before VTE prophylaxis

Prophylaxis against venous thromboembolism (VTE) should be given to medical inpatients only after an assessment of the benefits and risks of treatment, according to a new guideline from ACP. ... First, the College recommends assessment of the risk for
November 2011

qSOFA for mortality prediction, preoperative breathing exercises, and more

The second sensitivity analysis looked at prevalence of any venous thromboembolism at 90 days, assuming a worst-case scenario that every identified venous thromboembolism was a PE, and found that it
July 2018

Journal Watch

receive prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism.
February 2008

Who should receive inferior vena cava filters?

Filters are generally appropriate for patients with acute venous thromboembolism who have absolute contraindications for anticoagulation, according to guidelines from both the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) and the Society ... Among
August 2016

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