Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis among Medical Patients at US Hospitals

Abstract

Chemoprophylaxis is recommended for medical patients at moderate to high risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) and is now a requirement of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. To see who receives prophylaxis and how far hospitals will need to go to meet this requirement, we examined VTE prophylaxis patterns at US hospitals. We… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11606-010-1296-y

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