Interactive Venous Thromboembolism Safety Toolkit for Providers and Patients
This project implements safe practice interventions for patients with venous thromboembolism. An interactive safety toolkit contains multiple evidence-based tools for providers and patients to improve the safety of the process for the diagnosis and treatment of venous thromboembolism, including:
- Patient education materials.
- Prevention guidelines.
- Screening and assessment materials.
- Treatment pathways.
Physicians, nurses, quality and safety professionals, patients.
Health Care Setting
Hospital care units, ambulatory care settings.
Toolkit Web Site
AHRQ Releases Two New Resources to Help Consumers and Clinicians Prevent Dangerous Blood Clots
September 15, 2008
Preventing Blood Clots. Blood Clots — Prevention and Treatment
Venous Thromboembolism Safety Tool Kit
Date: September 10, 2008
Venue: AHRQ 2008 Annual Conference
Venous thromboembolism safety toolkit: A systems approach to safe practice interventions. Lee JA, Zierler BK. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2006;122:765.
The use of prophylaxis in patients undergoing diagnostic tests for suspected venous thromboembolism. Lee JA, Zierler BK. Phlebology. 2010;25(2):85-93.