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Patterns of non-administration of ordered doses of venous thromboembolism prophylaxis: implications for novel intervention strategies

  • At: 2013 FIP Congress in Dublin (Ireland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: SHERMOCK, Kenneth (The Johns Hopkins University, Pharmacy, Baltimore, United States of America)
  • Co-author(s): Lau, Brandyn (The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, United States of America)
    Haut, Elliott (The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, United States of America)
    Hobson, Deb (The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, United States of America)
    Ganetsky, Valerie (The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, United States of America)
    Kraus, Peg (The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, United States of America)
    Efird, Leigh (The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, United States of America)
    Elder, Stacy (The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, United States of America)
    Pinto, Brian (The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, United States of America)
    Streiff, Michael (The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, United States of America)
  • Abstract:





    A total of 103,160 ordered VTE prophylaxis doses during 10,516 patient visits on 29 patient floors were analyzed. Overall, 11.9% of ordered doses were not administered. Approximately 19% of patients missed at least one quarter and 8% of patients missed over one half of ordered doses. There was marked heterogeneity at the floor level (range:
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Last update 4 October 2019

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