Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis and the impact of a thrombosis service at a Canadian level 1 trauma centre

Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis and the impact of a thrombosis service at a Canadian level 1... Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a common and serious complication seen in patients with trauma. Guidelines recommend the routine use of pharmacologic prophylaxis; however, compliance rates vary widely. The aim of this study was to describe the clinical practice related to VTE prophylaxis in the first 24 hours after injury at our level 1 Canadian trauma centre and the impact of a thrombosis consultation service. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Canadian journal of surgery. Journal canadien de chirurgie Pubmed

Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis and the impact of a thrombosis service at a Canadian level 1 trauma centre

Canadian journal of surgery. Journal canadien de chirurgie, Volume 62 (6): 7 – Jan 30, 2020
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Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis and the impact of a thrombosis service at a Canadian level 1 trauma centre

Canadian journal of surgery. Journal canadien de chirurgie, Volume 62 (6): 7 – Jan 30, 2020

Abstract

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a common and serious complication seen in patients with trauma. Guidelines recommend the routine use of pharmacologic prophylaxis; however, compliance rates vary widely. The aim of this study was to describe the clinical practice related to VTE prophylaxis in the first 24 hours after injury at our level 1 Canadian trauma centre and the impact of a thrombosis consultation service.
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DOI
10.1503/cjs.012918
pmid
31782645

Abstract

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a common and serious complication seen in patients with trauma. Guidelines recommend the routine use of pharmacologic prophylaxis; however, compliance rates vary widely. The aim of this study was to describe the clinical practice related to VTE prophylaxis in the first 24 hours after injury at our level 1 Canadian trauma centre and the impact of a thrombosis consultation service.

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Canadian journal of surgery. Journal canadien de chirurgiePubmed

Published: Jan 30, 2020

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