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Assessment of the appropriateness of vte prophylaxis prescribing within barts health nhs trust

  • At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: MAW, Lauren (Barts Health NHS Trust, Pharmacy)
  • Co-author(s): Lauren Maw
    Beverley Nketia: Pharmacy, Barts Health NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom
    Nayeem Uddin: Pharmacy, Barts Health NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom
    Sotiris Antoniou: Pharmacy, Barts Health NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom
    Jagjot Chahal : Pharmacy, Barts Health NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a significant patient safety issue with 10 million cases of VTE worldwide every year; up to 60% of cases occurring during or after hospitalization, making it a leading preventable cause of hospital death.

    Appropriate identification and preventative treatment is the primary way to prevent complications from

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Last update 13 May 2019

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