Crew resource management and VTE prophylaxis in surgery: a quality improvement initiative.

@article{Tapson2011CrewRM,
  title={Crew resource management and VTE prophylaxis in surgery: a quality improvement initiative.},
  author={Victor F. Tapson and Rachel Bongiorno Karcher and Randy Weeks},
  journal={American journal of medical quality : the official journal of the American College of Medical Quality},
  year={2011},
  volume={26 6},
  pages={423-32}
}
Despite the availability of safe and effective prophylaxis, appropriate use of venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis in surgical patients remains suboptimal. Multifaceted quality improvement (QI) activities are needed for sustained improvement at the individual institution level. This work describes a QI initiative for VTE prophylaxis in surgery that… CONTINUE READING