SIGN guideline on venous thromboembolism

Linden, Belinda
July 2011
British Journal of Cardiac Nursing;Jul2011, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p342
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the guidelines of Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) for the management and prevention of venous thromboembolism. It says that the new guideline launched in December 2010 will contain evidences including diagnostic methods, anti-thrombotic agents, and treatment complications. It discusses the key issues in the guideline including risk assessment, prophylaxis for surgical patients, and management of outpatients with acute venous thromboembolism.


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