haematology

News in brief: VTE prophylaxis death blamed on EMR failings; Aussie trial confirms convalescent plasma is ‘futile’ for critically ill COVID-19 patients; RACP trainees receive legal warning on feedback reports

VTE prophylaxis death blamed on EMR failings; Failure to give VTE prophylaxis to an elderly woman resulted in her death, which a Victorian coroner has blamed on poor functionality of a new Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system. A coronial investigation found that the elderly women had been admitted by Alfred Health for cancer radiotherapy treatment ...

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