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The incidence of thromboembolic events remains high in hospitalized medical patients, despite known risk factors and international recommendations regarding prevention of venous thromboembolism. Sever...
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common cardiac arrhythmia that increases the risk of stroke. Medical therapy for decreasing stroke risk involves anticoagulation, which may increase bleeding risk for ...
The aim of this study was to compare long-term thromboembolic risk in infection-related and non-infection-related atrial fibrillation (AF).
Compression stockings reduce the risk of thromboembolic complications, leg edema, and edema-related pain and discomfort during long-haul flights. The aim of this study was to assess if compression sto...
Catheter-based interventions have revolutionized treatment of both coronary artery disease and aortic valve disease. Yet, these procedures are accompanied by thromboembolic and bleeding complications....
This study evaluates the effect of seat height on hemiplegic-pattern wheelchair propulsion. Each subject will act as their own control and measures will be obtained in a one sixty minute s...
This research study has been developed to obtain preliminary information about safe timing of the transition of infants from car beds to car seats, and to find out if initial failure of th...
This study aims to assess the 6- and 12-month VTE - and bleeding incidence from the start of cancerdiagnosis in a retrospective cohort of patients with esophageal cancer from a database of...
The purpose of this study is to determine different risk factors of thromboembolic disease. Different points will be studied 1. do different types of thromboembolic disease (distal DVT,...
Postoperative atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter (POAF) is the most common complication after cardiac surgery requiring intervention or prolonged hospital stay. POAF is associated wit...
Efforts to reduce risk, to address and reduce incidents and accidents that may negatively impact healthcare consumers.
Restraining belts fastened to the frame of automobiles, aircraft, or other vehicles, and strapped around the person occupying the seat in the car or plane, intended to prevent the person from being thrown forward or out of the vehicle in case of sudden deceleration.
The application of repeated, brief periods of vascular occlusion at the onset of REPERFUSION to reduce REPERFUSION INJURY that follows a prolonged ischemic event. The techniques are similar to ISCHEMIC PRECONDITIONING but the time of application is after the ischemic event instead of before.
Event that presented a risk but did not result in a patient harm.
The application of methods designed to reduce the risk of harm associated with certain behaviors without reduction in frequency of those behaviors. The risk-associated behaviors include ongoing and active addictive behaviors.