dvt prophylaxis l.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
DVT Prophylaxis PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
DVT Prophylaxis

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 9

DVT Prophylaxis - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 295 Views
  • Uploaded on

DVT Prophylaxis. Suzie Feuling ProHealth Care Waukesha, Wisconsin. Objectives. Discuss risk of DVT in Stroke Discuss common DVT Prevention Discuss the Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center DVT Prophylaxis Metric. DVT – Hospitalized Patients are at Risk in General. General Risk Factors

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'DVT Prophylaxis' - Jimmy


Download Now An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
dvt prophylaxis

DVT Prophylaxis

Suzie Feuling

ProHealth Care

Waukesha, Wisconsin

objectives
Objectives
  • Discuss risk of DVT in Stroke
  • Discuss common DVT Prevention
  • Discuss the Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center DVT Prophylaxis Metric
dvt hospitalized patients are at risk in general
DVT – Hospitalized Patients are at Risk in General

General Risk Factors

  • Age over 65 years
  • Obesity
  • Smoker
  • Birth Control / HRT
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy, Gyn Laparoscopic surgery, Vascular surgery, Major Neurologic surgery, Spine Surgery
  • Dehydration
slide4
High Risk for DVT

Active COPD

Active Heart Failure

Ambulation out of the room less than 4 times per day

Pregnant (not in labor)

Non weight bearing on admit

Bedrest order

Highest Risk for DVT

Previous DVT

BR >72 hours

NWB >72 hours

Spinal Cord injury

Sepsis/Severe Infection

Readmit within 30 days of major surgery

Major Orthopedic Surgery of lower limbs

Major open urologic, abdominal or GYN surgery

Cancer Diagnosis

Current Multiple Trauma

Hip Fracture

dvt stroke patients are at risk
DVT – Stroke Patients are at Risk
  • Studies show that up to 1/3 of patients with moderately severe stroke developed proximal DVT

The Joint Commission Stroke Performance Measurement Implementation Guide 2nd Edition: Section 4

prevention of dvt
Prevention of DVT
  • Movement
  • Sequential Compression Devices
  • Pharmacologic treatment
    • Anticoagulation
  • Not on the list: Teds…&…Aspirin
understanding the jc dvt prophylaxis metric
Understanding the JC DVT Prophylaxis Metric
  • Ischemic or Hemorrhagic Stroke
  • Elective Carotid Endart is excluded
  • Patient is nonambulatory at the end of hospital day 2.
    • Look at the activity documented. Is the patient walking in the halls?
  • If DVT Prophylaxis is indicated, it must be documented by the end of hospital day 2.
    • Admit date is day 1 – this can be tricky

The Joint Commission Stroke Performance Measurement Implementation Guide 2nd Edition: Section 4

contact info
Contact Info

Suzie Feuling

(262) 928-3438

suzanne.feuling@phci.org