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​​​Intervention:

Venous Thromboembolism

Date:

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

Sponsor:

  • Canadian Patient Safety Institute

Guest Speakers:

  • Dr. Bill Geerts, National VTE Lead for SHN

Facilitators:

  • Artemis Diamantouros, National VTE Coordinator for SHN

Purpose of the Call: 

  • Review background for venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis for hospitalized patients at risk
  • Present prior research in VTE prophylaxis implementation
  • Discuss the new Getting Started Kit (GSK) and recent literature and guidelines in the area of VTE prophylaxis

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