Venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis: implications for medical-surgical nurses.

  • Diana M Beck
  • Published 2006 in
    Medsurg nursing : official journal of the Academy…


Nurses are responsible for continual patient evaluation as they address patient needs, provide essential input into evaluation and risk stratification, and make recommendations regarding prevention-oriented strategies (American Health Consultants, 2002a). As a result, nurses are in a pivotal role to prevent VTE. Education about all aspects of VTE prevention… (More)


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