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From the first documented DVT in 1271 to now: the history of DVT awareness

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Wynne Parry  Essential Insights contributor, healthcare writer.

Wynne Parry

Essential Insights contributor, healthcare writer

Milestones for National DVT Awareness Month

The needless toll of DVT and Venous thromboembolism (VTE)

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A new name

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Do you know how your VTE rates compare to your peers?

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5 ways to improve VTE prevention with mechanical prophylaxis

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