Why VTE prophylaxis needs to start on hospital admission

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 ...

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