Venous Thromboembolism

The most common cause of preventable death in hospital settings is venous thromboembolism (VTE), which includes deep-vein thrombosis (DVT), or blood clots in leg veins, and pulmonary embolism (PE), or clots that travel to the lungs, These dangerous clots can be prevented by an approach called VTE prophylaxis. It reduces mortality by as much as… Read more