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|Title:||Moving venous thromboembolism (VTE) assessment and detection to the forefront of nursing care.|
|Keywords:||Epworth Research Institute Research Week 2016|
Nursing Education, Epworth HealthCare, Richmond, Victoria, Australia.
Centre for Clinical Nursing Research, Epworth HealthCare, Richmond, Victoria, Australia.
Deep Vein Thrombosis
Thrombosis, Deep Vein
|Conference Name:||Epworth Research Institute Research Week 2016.|
|Conference Location:||Epworth HealthCare, Richmond, Victoria, Australia.|
|Abstract:||Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is currently the first cause of death in hospitalised patients and has been identified as a national patient safety priority. Despite the availability of high-level evidence based guidelines for optimal VTE prophylaxis, guideline implementation remains inconsistent and the incidence of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) in hospitalised patients remains high.|
|Affiliated Organisations:||School of Nursing and MIdwifery, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.|
|Type of Clinical Study or Trial:||Case Series and Case Reports|
|Appears in Collections:||Research Week|
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