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.