Search results for "Venous thromboembolism"

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Intervention improved venous thromboembolism prophylaxis

A multi-faceted intervention increased venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis among medical and surgical patients in an Australian hospital, a new study reported.
March 2012

Venous thromboembolism in the elderly

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is manifested clinically by deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE). ... Venous thromboembolism. In: Petty TL, Seebass JS, eds. Pulmonary Disorders of the Elderly.
April 2007

New guidelines cover VTE prophylaxis, diagnosis, anticoagulation, and HIT

Several guidelines related to venous thromboembolism (VTE) prevention and treatment were recently published by the American Society of Hematology, with more promised soon. ... New guidelines on preventing, diagnosing, and treating venous thromboembolism
December 2018

Which patients to anticoagulate and how

Updated guidelines, new drugs are among the things to know to treat venous thromboembolism. ... His own research, published in the American Journal of Hematology in 2011, shows that venous thromboembolism (VTE) as a whole is on the rise, a trend that's
June 2017

Prophylactic anticoagulation associated with better all-cause mortality vs. mechanical devices for VTE prevention in critically ill

Critically ill patients should receive prophylactic anticoagulation over mechanical device prophylaxis for preventing venous thromboembolism (VTE), a study found.
April 2014

MKSAP quiz on venous thromboembolism

Family history is positive for venous thromboembolism in his father. He smokes 10 cigarettes daily. ... Which of the following is the most appropriate prophylaxis for the prevention of venous thromboembolism?
December 2014

Heart failure may be independent risk factor for VTE

Patients with heart failure in the hospital may be at higher risk for venous thromboembolism (VTE), according to a recent study. ... Making physicians more aware of the association between heart failure and venous thromboembolism could help to reduce the
December 2015

VTE update covers new drugs, recommendations

C urrently, it is the patient who feels pain if prophylaxis against venous thromboembolism (VTE) is not successfully implemented.
July 2010

Rivaroxaban at discharge did not significantly reduce deaths due to VTE, study finds

Patients who were randomized to 45 days of rivaroxaban instead of placebo did have lower risk of nonfatal venous thromboembolism (VTE), the industry-funded trial found. ... A discharge prescription of rivaroxaban for thromboprophylaxis did not reduce
August 2018

Venous thromboembolism in malignancy

She had no history of venous thromboembolism and no family history of thrombophilia. ... Lee AY.Guidance for the prevention and treatment of cancer-associated venous thromboembolism.
March 2017

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