Blood Clots

Joan Rivers’ Death & Safety Considerations for Outpatient Surgery & Pregnant Mothers

Lynn Razzano, RN, MSN, ONCC (Clinical Nurse Consultant, Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety) wrote about the safety considerations for outpatient surgery that we can learn from the recent death of comedienne Joan Rivers: Read More

Blood Clots

Better Education on VTE Prevention Is Needed

By Michael Wong

(For a complete copy of the article and references, please see the post on Ob/

As blood clots continue to be a leading cause of maternal death in the US, a new study of expectant mothers underscores the need for improved awareness among caregivers about how to best protect their patients from clots before delivery. Read More