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This section provides a slide and multimedia VTE resource for healthcare professionals. The PowerPoint slides are downloadable and may be used freely for non-commercial purposes. This resource contains slides which were prepared by the Lifeblood Team and are branded as such, slides donated by healthcare professionals for distribution on the site and links to other websites that contain useful lecture materials on VTE. When clicking to resources outside the Lifeblood website, it is made clear that you are leaving the Lifeblood website.

Some of the below presentations utilise Microsoft® PowerPoint™ format unless otherwise stated. For users without Microsoft® Office™, a free PowerPoint Viewer is available – Download PowerPoint Viewer

Some of the below presentations utilise Adobe® Flash Player™ format unless otherwise stated. A free Flash Player is available – Download Flash Player

The Department of Health
Report of the independent expert working group on the prevention of venous thromboembolism in hospitalised patients
April 2007

Download the Powerpoint presentation [PPPT – 1.8MB]



The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence CG046
Reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism in inpatients undergoing surgery
April 2007

Download the Powerpoint presentation [PPT – 1.9MB]



The 7th American College of Chest Physicians Conference on Antithrombotic and Thrombolytic Therapy
Prevention of venous thromboembolism
October 2004

Download the Powerpoint presentation [PPT – 927KB]



The International Union of Angiology
Prevention and Treatment of Venous Thromboembolism. International Consensus Statement.
October 2006

Download the Powerpoint presentation [PPT – 1.2MB]



Dr Kate Fogg, Royal Brompton Hospital, London
Regional anaesthesia and thromboprophylaxis
Royal Society of Medicine,
October 2007

Download the Powerpoint presentation [PPT – 227KB]



Dr Elizabeth Chalmers, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow
Thromboprophylaxis in high risk children
Royal Society of Medicine,
October 2007

Download the Powerpoint presentation [PPT – 324KB]



David Wonderling, National Collaborating Centre for Acute Care
The cost-effectiveness of thromboprophylaxis
Royal Society of Medicine,
October 2007

Download the Powerpoint presentation [PPT – 343KB]



Powerpoint presentation Surgery lecture
Venous thromboembolism after orthopaedic surgery
November 2007

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Webcast
Prevention and management of venous thromboembolism
November 2007

This webcast offers an American viewpoint on the prevention and management of VTE.

Click to watch webcast NOTE – webcast is hosted on external website