Discuss the assessment required and the nursing responsibilities for prevention of VTE for the person undergoing surgery.
Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) is a major risk during surgical intervention and in Australia most patients receive VTE Prophylaxis. Razzano (2015) agrees that surgery confers a risk of VTE to all patients (p568).
Discuss the assessment required and the nursing responsibilities for prevention of VTE for the person undergoing surgery. Razzano, L. (2015). Preventing Venous Thromboembolism in the Ambulatory Surgical Setting. AORN journal, 101(5), 567- 570.
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