3/8/2012 - Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Hospitalized Medical Patients and Those With Stroke

posted Mar 7, 2012, 10:19 AM by David de Gijsel
Let's revisit a very relevant topic to our care of patients in the hospital: DVT prophylaxis in hospitalized medical patients. You'll learn some interesting facts!

While the guidelines are useful and very practical, we will look at the second paper, which is a review and meta-analysis that provided the evidence base for the guidelines. Don't be intimidated by it's size: it's 27 pages long, but 16 of these are references and appendices!