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Patient safety initiatives for blood clot prevention

With the coronavirus pandemic heightening the focus on patient care, we’re highlighting patient safety in hospitals. A top way to avoid unnecessary complications and deaths is to work on preventing blood clots—or venous thromboembolisms (VTE). Every year, 350,000 to 600,000 people are affected by VTE, which encompasses deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE).

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