Venous thromboembolism: reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism (deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism) in inpatients undergoing surgery
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence
Record ID 32007000413
This guideline examines the risk of venous thromboembolism and assesses the evidence for the effectiveness of preventative measures. It provides recommendations on the most clinically and cost effective measures to reduce the risk of venous thromboembolism in surgical inpatients, whilst considering potential adverse effects of the various preventative options and patient preferences.
Authors' methods: Clinical guideline
Project Status: Completed
URL for project: http://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/CG46
Year Published: 2007
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Organisation Name: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
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Copyright: National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
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