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Jason is 17 year old male. Presented to the accident and emergency department after a motor vehicle accident (MVA). An X-ray confirmed a fractured right (R) tibia and broken ribs. He also has concussion from a head injury sustained in the MVA. Jason has no significant medical or surgical history. He has an allergy to Morphine.  Social History (SHx): Lives at home with mother, step-father and siblings. Recently completed high school and Recently obtained his driver’s licence. Spends a lot of time playing computer games, is not very physically active.

Jason is 88kg and 172cm in height. Current vital signs Resp 28, O2 Sats 97% on room air (RA), BP 130/85, HR 110, Temp 37, and pain 6/10.  Jason is scheduled to have surgery to repair his fractured tibia, an open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF). He needs to be prepared for surgery planned this afternoon.

QUESTION : What is the current best practice in the prevention of venous thrombosis (VTEs) following major surgery?  write in your own words, the latest best practice for the prevention of VTEs

 

 

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