J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2021 Apr 21. Epub 2021 Apr 21.
Division of Hematology CHOC Children's Hospital, Orange, CA Division of Pediatric Surgery Department of General Surgery, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC Section of Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics Children's Wisconsin/Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI Section of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics Section of Pediatric Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT.
Despite a practice management guideline and risk prediction model for venous thromboembolism (VTE), pediatric-specific evidence on pharmacologic prophylaxis is lacking. In a retrospective study, we characterized receipt of prophylaxis and explored its effectiveness in hospitalized injured patients below 18 years old using data from the Trauma Quality Improvement Program. Concordance of receipt of prophylaxis with guideline and predicted risk of VTE was estimated using κ statistic. Read More