Resources

References 

Graham I, Logan J, Harrison M, Strauss S, Tetroe J, Caswell W, Robinson N (2006)

Lost in knowledge translation: Time for a map. 
Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions 26:1 13–24 

House of Commons Health Committee (2005) 


The prevention of venous thrombo embolism in hospitalised patients. 
The Stationery office Ltd. UK.

Available here


National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (2010) 
Venous thromboembolism: reducing the risk.  Reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism 
(deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism) in patients admitted to hospital. 

(NICE Clinical Guideline 92).  

Available here     

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (2010a) VTE Prevention Quality Standard.  

Available here

The guideline was peered reviewed and appraised using the AGREE (2001) framework.

Useful links for VTE 

VTE Prevention England has a new website, view here

Lifeblood the VTE National Charity here