Healthcare Professionals

Patient Safety

World Thrombosis Day Offers a Platform to Discuss, Update and/or Establish Your Health Organization’s VTE Policy

The campaign invites healthcare professionals to join the conversation around thrombosis awareness, prevention and treatment to ensure that patients globally receive the best care possible.

From tips on communicating with patients, to offering resources in multiple languages, the World Thrombosis Day campaign is your go-to for the latest research and science from the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis and world-renowned experts on the campaign’s Steering Committee.

Through education and outreach, we can reduce death and disability caused by thrombosis, with more than 60 percent of which are hospital-associated. Learn more and join the campaign to get started.

Research and Publications

A Campaign Guided by Science

World Thrombosis Day, a global campaign of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis, is led by a scientific steering committee of international medical experts that continually provide research and publications to advance the understanding, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to thrombosis.

The scientific steering committee has published numerous papers and studies, including the most comprehensive scientific review of the global burden of venous thromboembolism (VTE) ever undertaken and the inaugural global assessment of public awareness on VTE.

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Talking to Your Patients

Communicating with Your Patients

Communicating well with patients is an important competency for healthcare professionals. It’s vital for physician-patient communication to meet the informational and emotional needs of the patient.

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VTE Risk Assessment

Hospital VTE Protocol

To prevent hospital-associated VTE and related morbidity, every hospital worldwide should establish and enforce a VTE protocol. Protocols may vary by institution and country, but should include a VTE risk assessment that is tied to proper prevention and treatment guidelines.

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