Patient Safety Tool: Venous Thromboembolism and Ambulatory Surgery

The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care offers complimentary resources to help ambulatory care centers improve patient safety and quality of care.

Ambulatory Surgery and Venous Thromboembolism is a tool including the Caprini Thrombosis Risk Factor Assessment tool for pre-procedural screening for risk of developing blood clots, which have the potential to become deadly pulmonary embolisms. The tool also includes tips for prevention of VTEs as well as a quick guide for VTE signs, symptoms and management.

Access the tool on Becker's ASC Review.

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