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Table 2 Risk assessment, prophylaxis use and low-molecular weight heparin use by hospital in 2009 and 2010

From: The implementation of nice guidance on venous thromboembolism risk assessment and prophylaxis: a before-after observational study to assess the impact on patient safety across four hospitals in England

Hospital Year Risk assessment,% Prophylaxis use,% LMWH use,%
All 2009 51.5 80.4 49.8
  2010 79.2 85.8 60.3
A 2009 43.1 91.2 67.6
  2010 90.2 97.1 60.8
B 2009 58.8 76.5 63.7
  2010 83.3 82.4 52.9
C 2009 32.4 71.6 24.5
  2010 67.6 79.4 67.6
D 2009 71.6 82.4 43.1
  2010 75.5 84.3 59.8
  1. *sample size is 102 for each hospital and year.
  2. Data in each year collected over a 3-week period.
  3. LMWH: low-molecular weight heparin.