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Understanding the prevalence of VTE

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DVT Debunked: Who is at risk?

by Melody Wilding and Wynne Parry

Learn which aspects of IPC sleeve & pump technology to consider.

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Influencing patients to take action

by Pantep Angchaisuksiri, MD, Marijke Vroomen Durning and Beverly Hunt, MD, OBE

Getting through to patients and families can sometimes be a matter of life or death, when it comes to VTE prevention.

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How to make VTE a priority among nursing staff

by Laura Mueller and Wynne Parry

Failing to prioritize VTE prevention leads to high rates of preventable events.

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History of DVT Awareness Month

by Laura Mueller and Wynne Parry

The story of National DVT Awareness Month begins with unnecessary tragedy, but it offers hope too. Learn the history of the annual national effort to prevent the disease sometimes called the “silent killer”.

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1 in 1000 pregnant women will have a blood clot

by Jacqueline Haigney

VTE awareness is important both during pregnancy and after delivery. To help decrease VTE incidence rates, several major health organizations have published treatment guidelines.

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What are the costs for major bleeding episodes

by William Nadeau

Major bleeding complicates patient care and increases cost. In fact, the estimated cost per DVT with major bleeding events is $11,000.

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Together, we can reduce HA-VTE

Check out evidence, best practices and a community of other clinicians to reduce HA-VTE.

Together, we can reduce hospital-acquired venous thromboembolism

Blood clot prevention education and training
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DVT Awareness Month Webinar – March 24th