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Friday, 14 August 2020 15:25

Anticoagulation news items. Week commencing 10th August 2020

Management of Acute Pulmonary Embolism

Journal of the American Medical Association

This guidelines synopsis focuses on 2019 guidance from the European Society of Cardiology on diagnosis and management of acute pulmonary embolism, a common and potentially fatal disease with an estimated incidence of 0.7 to 1.4 per 1000 person-years.

Venous Thromboembolism Risk Assessment in Psychiatric Inpatients Audit

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
The aim of this audit was to assess the use of VTE risk assessments and management of high-risk groups of psychiatric inpatients, and identify and implement ways in which VTE risk assessment can be carried out more systematically.

 

 

 

The above records have been identified by UKMi and feature in the NICE Medicines Awareness Service. Further details on this service can be found at:

http://www.evidence.nhs.uk/about-evidence-services/content-and-sources/medicines-information/new-medicines-awareness-services