WELCOME TO CME ON DVT &
PULMONARY EMBOLISM
• We are eager to talk about scams, cams
and to do [face] booking!
•
We love to complain when others break
rules, but will...
.
• Evidence based consensus guideline for
VTE prophylaxis have been available for
more than 15 years, despite which VTE
p...
Why knowledge is not getting
transformed into practice?
Rationale of Thromboprophylaxis
in Hospitalized Patients
• DVT is very prevalent
• Majority of patients have at least one ...
Rationale of Thromboprophylaxis
in Hospitalized Patients
• Thromboprophylaxis is highly efficacious
at preventing DVT and
...
Hope this discussion guides us to use our
knowledge in the right way…..
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DVT AND PE

  1. 1. WELCOME TO CME ON DVT & PULMONARY EMBOLISM
  2. 2. • We are eager to talk about scams, cams and to do [face] booking! • We love to complain when others break rules, but will we step out of our comfort zones to follow any of them… ? •
  3. 3. . • Evidence based consensus guideline for VTE prophylaxis have been available for more than 15 years, despite which VTE prophylaxis remains under-used globally
  4. 4. Why knowledge is not getting transformed into practice?
  5. 5. Rationale of Thromboprophylaxis in Hospitalized Patients • DVT is very prevalent • Majority of patients have at least one risk factor • DVT is clinically silent • It is difficult to predict which at risk patients will develop DVT • complications are difficult to manage..
  6. 6. Rationale of Thromboprophylaxis in Hospitalized Patients • Thromboprophylaxis is highly efficacious at preventing DVT and • The prevention of DVT also prevents PE • Cost effectiveness of thromboprophylaxis has repeatedly been demonstrated.
  7. 7. Hope this discussion guides us to use our knowledge in the right way….. • S

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