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VTE Prophylaxis in Oncology


Dr Eamon Raith MBBS
Clinical Lecturer
Discipline of Surgery
The University of Adelaide


This case study takes the user through some of the issues involved in the assessment and management of thromboprophylaxis in the medical patient. This includes hospital admission and outpatient setting and in particular, for problems associated with neoplastic disease. 

Please note that, where available, staff should abide by local venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis and management policies, as these may take into account local clinical and economic factors that cannot be anticipated by the material in this module.

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