Navigation Links
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

"Nurses in acute care settings, particularly those working in card
'/>"/>

SOURCE Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. News briefs from the journal Chest, August 2007
2. The New England Journal of Medicine Publishes EURIDIS/ADONIS Study Results Showing Dronedarone Maintained Sinus Rhythm in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation or Flutter With no Observed Pro-Arrhythmia
3. Elsevier launches new journal: Stem Cell Research
4. Elsevier announces new journal on inflammatory bowel diseases
5. National Osteoporosis Foundation Teams Up With Ladies Home Journal Magazine to Launch a 10-city Mall Walk Tour
6. Cleveland Clinic Press Releases Journal-Writing Book Write for Life: Healing Body, Mind, and Spirit Through Journal Writing by Sheppard B. Kominars, Ph.D.
7. Good Clinical Practice Journal Awards: Winners Announced
8. Maimonides Expands Circulation of Physicians Practice Journal to Staten Island Doctors
9. American Heart Association Surgical Supplement Journal Report: Appropriate Hospital Discharge System Can Prevent Future Cardiac Events
10. Takeda statement on ACTOS meta-analysis published in the Journal of the American Medical Association
11. Takeda Statement on ACTOS(R) (Pioglitazone HCl) Meta-Analysis Published in the Journal of the American Medical Association
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... ... Physical therapy for knee osteoarthritis is an important part of knee pain ... from doing what they want or need to do. The patient may have trouble getting ... patient's exercise regime may be limited by the pain in their knee. When a patient ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... July 31, 2015 , ... New Energy Works Timberframers invites the ... McMinnville, Oregon August 15th, 2015 from 9am – 12pm. Timber frame raisings ... for the entire community as the culmination of months of effort, planning, fundraising, and ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... July 31, 2015 , ... The Radiology Business Management Association’s ... presenting “What’s Next for Health Care: A View From Capitol Hill” on Sunday, Sept. ... Congressional Health Caucus, Rep. Burgess has a special understanding of the real world impact ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... July 31, 2015 , ... “ Crack’em ” was featured on ... technology products available to consumers. Amanda Forstrom, a technology expert and special reporter for ... less mess while cooking. , Cooking can be a very messy experience, especially when ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... , ... July 31, 2015 , ... In the most ... U.S. District Court in the Northern District of Illinois, Androgel testosterone attorneys report that ... 20, a docket entry was made recording the minutes of the status conference, which ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:NYDNRehab Is the First Clinic in NYC to Provide APOS Therapy Based on Results of Complete Gait Analysis 2Health News:NYDNRehab Is the First Clinic in NYC to Provide APOS Therapy Based on Results of Complete Gait Analysis 3Health News:Timber Frame Raising: Granary District Stage Amphitheater Timber Frame Hand-Raising by New Energy Works Timberframers 2Health News:Timber Frame Raising: Granary District Stage Amphitheater Timber Frame Hand-Raising by New Energy Works Timberframers 3Health News:Congressional Health Caucus Founder Rep. Michael Burgess, MD, to Speak at RBMA Fall Educational Conference 2Health News:Congressional Health Caucus Founder Rep. Michael Burgess, MD, to Speak at RBMA Fall Educational Conference 3Health News:Make Less Mess while Cooking with Crack’em 2Health News:Testosterone Lawsuit News: Androgel Lawsuit Conference Held 2Health News:Testosterone Lawsuit News: Androgel Lawsuit Conference Held 3Health News:Testosterone Lawsuit News: Androgel Lawsuit Conference Held 4
... A twisted ankle or sudden palpitations while sightseeing around the ... stationed //in the complex of the 17th century monument to ... to a request by the Uttar Pradesh Tourism Development Corp ... complex., ,Medical facilities will also be made available in ...
... Family Welfare, has a contingency plan to manage ... active surveillance, preventive public health// measures, clinical management, ... IEC activities. ,This plan was operationalized ... in Nundurbar and Jalgaon districts of Maharashtra, Surat ...
... political leaders of the Western Pacific region to take action ... the phenomenal increase// in Aids infection with figures escalating to ... in the previous year. WHO has issued the call to ... spreading of the virus. ,Mr. Shigeru Omi, ...
... do, where an average man can talk around 7000 words per ... wonder it is// common to find many women complaining of the ... psychiatrist at University of California, author of a book called “The ... devote more brain cells in communicating that is why they tend ...
... The usage of condoms among the gay population will be promoted ... to be flagged off in the coming year. The program aims ... nation. ,The chief focus of the program will ... ensure that at least 70% of all gays use condoms at ...
... wines that belong to the vineyards of France and Italy are ... effects of fatty meals on the heart can be offset by ... has shown. Wines from these regions contain high levels of a ... have also proved the heart healthy benefits of a daily glass ...
Cached Medicine News:
(Date:7/30/2015)... -- Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN ) today announced the appointment of ... Pincus LLC, to the Amgen Board of Directors. ... and the deep, global experience he brings in the biopharmaceuticals ... , chairman and chief executive officer of Amgen. "Fred,s breadth of ... Mr. Hassan has been Partner and Managing Director ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio , July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... in his OMTEC® 2015 keynote address last month that ... business models in order to gain the efficiencies—and develop ... future. Dr. Barsoum,s comments were preceded by ... Tornier, avid entrepreneur and OMTEC moderator, who stressed that ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... , July 30, 2015  Growth of the U.S. ... they bring former prescription users to the OTC market. ... forecasts robust Rx-to-OTC switch activity over the next ... along with many new brands entering the market into ... the next five years (even those with low to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Amgen Announces Appointment Of Fred Hassan To Board Of Directors 2Amgen Announces Appointment Of Fred Hassan To Board Of Directors 3Orthopaedic Surgery Reimbursement Shifts to Episode of Care 2Rx-to-OTC Switches -- Game Changers for the U.S. OTC Drugs Market through 2019, Sees Kline 2Rx-to-OTC Switches -- Game Changers for the U.S. OTC Drugs Market through 2019, Sees Kline 3
... Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AUXL ), a specialty biopharmaceutical ... Monday, August 1, 2011 before the opening of the U.S. ... that day at 10:00 a.m. ET to discuss results and ... be used during the call will be available on the ...
... 18, 2011 Reportlinker.com announces that ... available in its catalogue: ... BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p0573105/Neurosurgical-Products-Market-Outlook-in-BRICS-Brazil-Russia-India-China-South-Africa-to-2017.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Medical_Imaging Neurosurgical ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Auxilium Pharmaceuticals to Announce Second Quarter 2011 Results and Conduct Conference Call on Monday, August 1, 2011 2Auxilium Pharmaceuticals to Announce Second Quarter 2011 Results and Conduct Conference Call on Monday, August 1, 2011 3Neurosurgical Products Market Outlook in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) to 2017 2Neurosurgical Products Market Outlook in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) to 2017 3Neurosurgical Products Market Outlook in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) to 2017 4Neurosurgical Products Market Outlook in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) to 2017 5Neurosurgical Products Market Outlook in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) to 2017 6Neurosurgical Products Market Outlook in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) to 2017 7Neurosurgical Products Market Outlook in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) to 2017 8Neurosurgical Products Market Outlook in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) to 2017 9Neurosurgical Products Market Outlook in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) to 2017 10Neurosurgical Products Market Outlook in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) to 2017 11Neurosurgical Products Market Outlook in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) to 2017 12Neurosurgical Products Market Outlook in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) to 2017 13Neurosurgical Products Market Outlook in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) to 2017 14Neurosurgical Products Market Outlook in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) to 2017 15
... BioTwist RC implant is molded from Poly-L-Lactide ... bioresorbable fixation, which include radiolucency and a ... ,The simple screw-in method of insertion ... when repairing the rotator cuff. The ...
... just got better. How can one of ... Simply by becoming more convenient to use ... arthroscopic. The TwinFix Suture Anchor with Needles ... unique, convenient and timesaving anchor inserter and ...
The unique design of the TWINFIX Suture Anchors combines high resistance to pullout from our patented thread design with optimal knot tying from the DURABRAID suture....
... Micro Anchor is the smallest, strongest ... flexibility in placement into even the ... with 3-0 or 4-0 ETHIBOND EXCEL ... or cutting swaged needles. The kit ...
Medicine Products: