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VTE prophylaxis in lower limb Immobilisation (ED – 2022)

In the Emergency Department (ED) lower leg immobilisation after injury is a necessary treatment but is also a known risk factor for the development of venous thromboembolism (VTE). This accounts for approximately 2% of all VTE cases which are potentially preventable with early pharmacological thromboprophylaxis.

We now have ORAL prophylaxis available!!

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