AHRQ publishes guides to prevent DVTs

September 2008
Medical Device Daily;9/16/2008, Vol. 12 Issue 198, p3
The article reports that the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has published two guides to help prevent deep-vein thromboses (DVTs). Steven Galson, acting Surgeon General, claims the guides are timely and easy-to-read, and they provide information on preventing and treating dangerous blood clots. AHRQ Director Carolyn Clancy says the guides will help patients and clinicians put that knowledge to work to improve care.


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