Appendix C. Suggested Reading for Venous Thromboembolism Protocol Development

No single venous thromboembolism (VTE) risk assessment has been prospectively validated as superior to others. Many factors should be taken into account when adopting one. These articles focus on VTE risk factors or VTE risk assessment.

Anderson F, Spencer F. Risk Factors for Venous Thromboembolism. Circulation 2003;107:I-9-I-16.

Caprini J, Arcelus J, Reyna J. Effective Risk Stratification of Surgical and Nonsurgical Patients for Venous Thromboembolic Disease. Seminars in Hematology 2001;38(2)Suppl 5:12-19.

Gensini G, Prisco D, Falcini M, Comeglio M, Colella A. Identification of Candidates for Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism. Seminars in Thromboembolism and Hemostasis 1997;23(1);55-67.

Goldhaber, S (Chair). National Experts' Consensus Panel for Clinical Excellence in Thrombosis Management. Venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis in the hospitalized medical patient. 2003 DVT Prophylaxis Consensus Panel Guidelines and Recommendation. Hospital Medicine Reports: 1-20.

Haas S. Venous Thromboembolic Risk and Its Prevention in Hospitalized Medical Patients. Seminars in Thromboembolism and Hemostasis 2002;28(6);577-583.

Labaräre J, Bosson J-L, Bergmann J-F, Thilly N. Agreement of Four Competing Guidelines on Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism and Comparison with Observed Physician Practices. Journal of General Internal Medicine 2004);9(8):849-855.

Labarere J, Bosson J-L, Brion J-P, Fabre M, Imbert B, Carpentier P, Pernod G. Validation of a clinical guideline on prevention of venous thromboembolism in medical inpatients: A before- and-after study with systematic ultrasound examination. Journal of Internal Medicine 2004;256(4);338-348.

Motykie G, Zebala L, Caprini J, Lee C, Arcelus J, Reyna J, Cohen E, Courtney T, Sullivan L. A Guide to Venous Thromboembolism Risk Factor Assessment. Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis 2000;9:253-262.

Samama MM, Dahl OE, Mismetti P, Quinlan DJ, Rosencher N, Cornelis M, de Vries H, van Beusekom I, Kahan JP. An electronic tool for venous thromboembolism prevention in medical and surgical patients. Haematologica. 2006 Jan;91(1):64-70.

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Internet Citation: Appendix C. Suggested Reading for Venous Thromboembolism Protocol Development. August 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.