“Preventing Hospital-associated Venous Thromboembolism: A Practical Approach”

HealthTrust presents… “Preventing Hospital-associated Venous Thromboembolism: A Practical Approach” Download a PDF copy of this presentation here          Download a recording of this presentation here There are various tools and protocols used to perform a venous thromboembolism (VTE) risk assessment, some of which fail to effectively support the prevention of hospital-associated venous […]

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.