Published in Medical Device Business Week, February 28th, 2007
VTE includes deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and its complication, pulmonary embolism (PE). The NQF measures require hospitals to order appropriate prophylaxis for surgical patients and ensure that they receive prophylaxis within the 24 hours before to 24 hours after surgery.
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