Venous thromboprophylaxis in critical care

Intensive Care Society - ICS
Intensive Care Society
Publication date:
30 August 2008


The purpose of his document is to draw together the current evidence base relating to thromboprophylaxis in the critically ill and suggest guidelines which reflect current best practice. The aim is to reduce both the incidence and the severity of thrombotic events in patients in both medical and surgical intensive care units.