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12. DVT Prophylaxis In The Critically Ill

Season 1, Ep. 12

Every time we admit or care for a critically ill patient, we must consider their risk for deep venous thrombosis, or DVT. Many of our patients are at higher risk for DVT than the general population, but anticoagulants are not wholly benign drugs. What do we do? How do we decide who to treat medically, who to treat with mechanical compressive devices and identify patients who may NOT need anything? When do risks outweigh benefits? What agent is best?

Join Nick and Cyrus as they interview hematologist & oncologist Dr. Matthew Rendo (Twitter/X: Rendoncology) as they do a deep dive into managing DVT prophylaxis in the critically ill patient! 

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