VTE prophylaxis during hospital admissions is sub-optimal with implications for both inpatient and post-discharge hospital-associated VTEs, Australian research shows. According to a Melbourne study presented at the ISTH 2020 Virtual Congress, post-discharge hospital-associated VTEs are also more prevalent than expected. The retrospective study identified 81 adult inpatient VTEs at Monash Health during the study period ...
Why VTE prophylaxis needs to start on hospital admission
By Mardi Chapman
20 Jul 2020