João Luiz de Souza Hopf

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the use of venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis in a general hospital. METHODS A cross-sectional cohort study at the Hospital Nossa Senhora da Conceição, located in the city of Porto Alegre, Brazil, involving a random sample of patients admitted between October of 2008 and February of 2009. We included patients over 18 years of(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the impact that implementing a combination of a computer-based clinical decision support system and a program of training seminars has on the use of appropriate prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism (VTE). METHODS We conducted a cross-sectional study in two phases (prior to and after the implementation of the new VTE prophylaxis(More)
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