Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis In Trauma Patients: Practice Gap discussion at Update Course 2018

Pediatric Surgery

At the 6th Annual Pediatric Surgery Update Course, Drs Charles Snyder, Craig Lillehei and David Powell discuss the top ten practice gaps of 2018. Here they discuss venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in the trauma patient, focusing on VTE risk factors, and stratifying decision prophylaxis use based on age and risk factors, and subsequent monitoring for VTE.