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Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing Urges Policies and Prevention To Reduce Deaths from Venous Thromboembolism
Date:11/6/2009

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- In a newly-published special supplement, the Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing calls for new hospital policies to prevent and treat venous thromboembolism (VTE), a major cause of death and disability in hospitals throughout the world. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) is publishing the supplement to bring attention to VTE, a disease that includes both the common medical condition of deep vein thrombosis and its most serious complication, pulmonary embolism, which accounts for 10% of hospital deaths annually.

LWW is part of Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading provider of information and business intelligence for students, professionals, and institutions in medicine, nursing, allied health, and pharmacy.

"VTE is a major but often unrecognized cause of morbidity and mortality in hospitalized patients," said Barbara Riegel, DNSc, RN, FAAN, Editor of the Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing and University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Professor. "Articles in our supplement call for better adherence to current treatment guidelines and hospital-wide education to better prevent and treat deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism."

The supplement provides critical analysis and recommendations on improving the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of venous thromboembolism.

Articles, and their lead authors, include:

  • Venous Thromboembolism: Commentary on Prevention and Treatment, by Geno J. Merli, MD, FACP, FHM
  • Venous Thromboembolism: A Chronic Illness, by Carol M. Mason, ARNP, CLS, FAHA
  • Pharmacological and Nonpharmacological Interventions for Venous Thromboembolism, by Janet B. Long, MSN, ACNP, CLS, FAHA, FNLA
  • Venous Thromboembolism: What Is Preventing Achievement of Performance Measures and Consensus Guidelines? by Jane Nelson Worel, MS, APRN-BC, APNP

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