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Risk Score Hospital-Associated Venous Thromboembolism in Pediatric Patient

Purpose:

To identify a noncritically-ill pediatric patient at risk for hospital-associated venous thromboembolism (VTE) based on the score of Atchison et al.

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

risk factors

ICD-10:

I80, I81, I82

Description:

Atchison et al developed a score for identifying a noncritically-ill pediatric patient at risk for hospital-associated venous thromboembolism. A patient at risk may benefit from prophylactic measures for risk reduction. The authors are from All Children's Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine (St. Petersburg, Florida), University of South Florida, the Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore), and the University of Colorado.

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