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Patients' perceptions and experiences of the prevention of hospital-acquired thrombosis: a qualitative study.

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Objective

To examine patients’ understanding of hospital-associated thrombosis, and their experiences of thromboprophylaxis.

Design

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.

Setting

4 hospitals in Birmingham and Oxford

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
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10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013839

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Apenteng, PN More by this author
Fitzmaurice, D More by this author
Litchfield, I More by this author
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, NPEU
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Department:
Kellogg College
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Open Journal website
Volume:
6
Issue:
12
Pages:
e013839
Publication date:
2016-12-17
Acceptance date:
2016-11-11
DOI:
ISSN:
2044-6055
Pubs id:
pubs:666508
URN:
uri:922d0e6d-6cab-462a-aee9-bea11f90ebbe
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uuid:922d0e6d-6cab-462a-aee9-bea11f90ebbe
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pubs:666508

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