Guide Appropriate VTE Prophylaxis After Surgery or Hospitalization

When is venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis needed after hospitalization?

Not very often. Stay alert for appropriate use.

Hip or knee replacement patients. Continue to recommend VTE prophylaxis...usually for 10 to 14 days after knee replacement or 35 days after hip replacement.

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