Patients' perceptions and experiences of the prevention of hospital-acquired thrombosis: a qualitative study.
To examine patients’ understanding of hospital-associated thrombosis, and their experiences of thromboprophylaxis.
Qualitative study using semi-structured interviews with 31 patients requiring venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis following a recent hospital admission. Interviews were audio-recorded, transcribed verbatim and analysed thematically using framework analysis.
4 hospitals in Birmingham and Oxford
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