Challenge 12A

Venous Thromboembolism (VTE)

Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) is a serious, life-threatening condition that occurs when a blood clot forms in a deep vein and blocks some or all of the blood supply carried to the lungs.

Executive summary checklist

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is associated with increased mortality, poor patient outcomes, increased length of stay, and decreased patient satisfaction. It is the most common preventable hospital complication as well as the most common cause of preventable mortality in hospitals. Use this checklist to help prioritize your actions and measure your organization’s
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