Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3987.1510028
Audit of Venous Thromboembolic Prophylaxis in Medical Ward in Patients Admitted to Goulburn Base Hospital, New South Wales, Australia in the Month of December 2022
Article Type: Audit/Quality Improvement | First Published: March 29, 2023
Venous thromboembolism being a leading cause of mortality and morbidity in Australia, an audit conducted over a period of one month in a rural hospital setting in NSW, demonstrated that high risk cases did not all receive adequate VTE prophylaxis and fell short of achieving national standards of VTE assessments of all patients admitted to the medical ward. Timing of administration of VTE prophylaxis was also not in sync with the surgical ward....
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