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JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis
September 23, 2019

Prevention and Management of Venous Thromboembolism

Author Affiliations
  • 1University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
JAMA. 2019;322(16):1602-1603. doi:10.1001/jama.2019.13853

Up to 50% of all VTE events occur during or shortly after hospitalization.1 The morbidity and mortality of VTE is high: about 10% of hospital deaths are associated with PE and nearly one-third of all VTE patients experience a recurrence within 10 years of the initial event.1