Venous Thromboembolism: Cause, Treatment, and Prevention

Discuss the venous thromboembolism, its cause, treatment, and prevention.

What is VTE? What are the risk factors for VTE? What are the signs and symptoms of a patient with VTE? What are the prophylactic prevention methods that healthcare providers use to protect patients from VTE? What is the nurse’s responsibility when it comes to the implementation of VTE prophylactic? What independent nursing interventions can a nurse provide to protect their patients from VTE?