Avoid Universal VTE Prophylaxis in Medical Patients

You'll hear more debate about appropriate use of VTE prophylaxis in MEDICAL patients.

VTE prophylaxis has been a major focus in recent years...and we're used to tracking quality measures for it, such as in-hospital VTE rates.

But these efforts may be overshooting. New evidence suggests we may be giving VTE prophylaxis inappropriately to 65% of medical patients.

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