The Hospitalized Patient with Infection: How to Prevent VTE?
Upon completion of this activity, participants will:
- Have greater competence related to the
- Use of effective strategies to improve VTE prevention in hospitalized patients with infection or other risk factors
Professor of Anesthesiology
Professor of Surgery (Cardiothoracic)
Co-Director, Cardiothoracic RCU
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, North Carolina
Department of Medicine
Section of Cardiology
University of Chicago Medicine
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