Published in Hospital Business Week, August 12th, 2007
Study 1: Data detailed in "Venous thromboembolic disease in the elderly patient: atypical, subtle, and enigmatic" have been presented. "Venous thromboembolic disease (VTE) is a common medical condition in the geriatric population. Risk factors include congestive heart failure, cancer, orthopedic conditions such as hip fractures, and other debilitating diseases," researchers in the United States report.
"Clinical presentations of patients who have VTE may be subtle and atypical. Traditional vital sign abnormalities found in patients who have VTE may be absent in the older...
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