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Preventing Hospital-Acquired Venous Thromboembolism
A Guide for Effective Quality Improvement from the AHRQ
Marie B. Walker
This guide is provided by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality of the US Department of Health and Human Services to help hospitals develop and sustain strategies to reduce the incidence of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in their surgery and other patients. The free, 50-page guide also includes case studies, as well as examples of chart audit and other forms.
You may also click here for a list of other useful ClotCare postings that deal with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of venous thromboembolism (VTE). As always, please feel free to submit questions or comments to firstname.lastname@example.org
Printed copies can be ordered by calling 1-800-358-9295 or sending an e-mail to email@example.com. This guide is available in Spanish, too.
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