Cardiology

Patient education ups VTE prophylaxis in hospital setting

(HealthDay)—A patient-centered education bundle intervention can reduce nonadministration of venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis, according to a study published online Nov. 16 in JAMA Network Open.

Cardiology

Risk of venous thromboembolism recurrence high

(HealthDay)—The risk of recurrence after incident venous thromboembolism is high, particularly among patients with cancer-related venous thromboembolism, according to a study published in the September issue of The American ...

Cardiology

No clear benefit for rivaroxaban after hospital discharge

(HealthDay)—Rivaroxaban does not lower risk of symptomatic venous thromboembolism and related death in medical patients after hospital discharge, compared to placebo, according to a study published in the Sept. 20 issue ...

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