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Influence of the duration of hospital length of stay on frequency of prophylaxis and risk for venous thromboembolism among patients hospitalized for acute medical illnesses in the USA

Authors: Alpesh Amin MD, MBA, W Richey Neuman MD, MPH, Melissa Lingohr-Smith PhD, Brandy Menges PhD, Jay Lin PhD, MBA

This article evaluates whether the duration of hospital stay influences venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis patterns and VTE risk during hospitalization and post-discharge among patients hospitalized for acute illnesses in the USA.