Guidelines on preventing, diagnosing, and treating venous thromboembolism (VTE) were recently released by the American Society of Hematology. ... venous thrombosis should be diagnosed with ultrasonography.
Most (81%) felt that PICCs were safer to insert than central venous catheters and that they were preferred by patients (74%). ... Just 4% knew that PICC-tip position should be checked to reduce the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE), and 12% knew that
All patients had presented with a first symptomatic, proximal deep venous thrombosis (DVT). ... The main outcome was post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS) diagnosed at 6 months; secondary outcomes included severity of PTS, recurrent venous thromboembolism, and
Lower-extremity ultrasound demonstrated nonocclusive deep venous thrombosis (DVT) of left femoral and popliteal veins. ... This patient has venous thromboembolism (VTE), with both DVT and pulmonary embolism (PE).
Performing imaging studies, rather than a high-sensitivity D-dimer measurement, as the initial diagnostic test in patients with low pretest probability of venous thromboembolism. ... Measuring D-dimer rather than performing appropriate diagnostic imaging
In patients with a malignancy, venous thromboembolism is a common, potentially fatal, and preventable condition. ... Dr. Trousseau presciently attributed thromboembolism in malignancy to changes in blood composition rather than local inflammatory or
Withholding anticoagulation following a single negative whole-leg compression ultrasound (CUS) posed a low risk for venous thromboembolism (VTE) during three-month follow-up in patients with suspected deep vein thrombosis
Yet PICCs carry a substantial risk of bloodstream infections and venous thromboembolism and shouldn't necessarily be the“ go to” lines for venous access, experts warn.
data about venous thromboembolism treatment, leading a family meeting, or teaching one topic to the rotating medical students).
Medicine. The resource rooms offer help on topics such as venous thromboembolism, glycemic control, stroke, heart failure and care transitions for older patients. ... SHM's online resource rooms offer help on such topics as venous thromboembolism,