Improving venous thromboembolic disease prophylaxis in medical inpatients: a role for education and audit.
Ir J Med Sci. 2011 Mar;180(1):163-6
Authors: Kent BD, Nadarajan P, Akasheh NB, Sulaiman I, Karim S, Cooney S, Lane SJ, Moloney ED
Venous thromboembolic disease (VTED) prophylaxis is a key strategy in reducing preventable deaths in medical inpatients. We assessed compliance with internationally published guidelines for VTED prophylaxis in at-risk medical patients before and 1 month after an educational intervention to enhance compliance with such guidelines.
PMID: 20957521 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]