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Identifying and managing deep vein thrombosis

05 February 2010

Primary Health Care


Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a common condition which has an impact on primary and secondary healthcare services. As more acutely ill patients are now being...

Prevention, diagnosis and treatment of venous thromboembolism

31 January 2017

Nursing Older People

Evidence & practice

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) occurs more frequently in older people. For those nursing older people in a variety of settings, knowledge of VTE prevention, diagnosis...

Safe on the home watch

09 May 2006

Nursing Standard


For some children with heart conditions, anticoagulation is mandatory. A pioneering, nurse-led service allows families to monitor blood at home, saving them repeated...

Warfarin-induced tissue necrosis: a case study

31 October 2012

Nursing Standard

A&S Science

Warfarin-induced tissue necrosis is a rare and serious side effect associated with warfarin treatment. A case study of a patient with warfarin-induced tissue...