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

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

Abstract

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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