“Antimicrobial Stewardship Pearls: Antibiotic Treatment and Prophylaxis Duration”

HealthTrust presents… “Antimicrobial Stewardship Pearls: Antibiotic Treatment and Prophylaxis Duration” Download a PDF of this presentation Listen to a recording of this session On both a national and global level, the World Health Organization, The Joint Commission and the United States government have identified antimicrobial stewardship to be an issue of utmost importance. As healthcare […]

Venous Thromboembolism Update: 2016

PREVIOUSLY RECORDED: This presentation will define and discuss the scope of Venous Thromboembolism (VTE), including the incidence and mortality figures in the U.S. The concept of individual risk assessment vs. group prophylaxis will be discussed, and the Caprini Thrombosis Risk Scoring method will be reviewed.

Venous Thromboembolism Update: 2016

PREVIOUSLY RECORDED: This presentation will define and discuss the scope of Venous Thromboembolism (VTE), including the incidence and mortality figures in the U.S. The concept of individual risk assessment vs. group prophylaxis will be discussed, and the Caprini Thrombosis Risk Scoring method will be reviewed. Results from various studies around the world using this score will be presented, including the most successful application of this score in the U.S., at Boston University.