Treating Venous Thromboembolic Events in the pediatric population

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Abstract

In the pediatric population, the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) is lower and less defi ned than in adults, making the diagnosis easy to overlook. Signs and symptoms in children are usually vague, so nurse practitioners need to be aware of what to look for and how to manage VTE in children.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)47-52
Number of pages6
JournalNurse Practitioner
Volume37
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 13 Mar 2012

Keywords

  • Deep vein thrombosis
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Risk of venous thromboembolism in pediatric patients
  • Venous thromboembolism

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