Video: Preventing Venous Thromoembolism

27 Nov 2014 | Safe Surgery NZ

Venous Thromoembolism (VTE) is the commonest preventable cause of hospital-related mortality.

In this video Dr Ulrike Buehner shares her experience of introducing routine VTE risk assessment of every patient over 18 years old at Lakes District Health Board. There are also patient and staff interviews about the project.

Last updated 07/05/2021