Prevention of venous thromboembolism in hospitalized patients: analysis of reduced cost and improved clinical outcomes.

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The impact of implementing a guideline on venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis was evaluated in a metropolitan private hospital with a before- and after-intervention study. This subsequent study aimed to identify if improved prophylaxis rates translated into cost savings and improved clinical outcomes. A conceptual decision-tree analytical model… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jvn.2012.06.006

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