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Incidence of venous thromboembolism in care homes: a prospective cohort study

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Care home residents have venous thromboembolism (VTE) risk profiles similar to medical inpatients; however, the epidemiology of VTE in care homes is unclear.To determine the incidence of VTE in care homes.Observational cohort study of 45 care homes in Birmingham and Oxford, UK.A consecutive sample of care home residents was enrolled and followed up for 12 months. Data were collected via case note reviews of care home and GP records; mortality information was supplemented with Health and Socia...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3399/bjgp17x688873

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
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Publisher:
Royal College of General Practitioners Publisher's website
Journal:
British Journal of General Practice Journal website
Volume:
67
Issue:
655
Pages:
e130-e137
Publication date:
2017-01-26
Acceptance date:
2016-10-10
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EISSN:
1478-5242
ISSN:
0960-1643
Pmid:
28093420
Source identifiers:
671990
Language:
English
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pubs:671990
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uuid:383a490f-614e-4b70-8fd8-927276468391
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pubs:671990
Deposit date:
2017-10-11

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