Blood Clot Prevention and Treatment - Bronson Methodist Hospital - Bronson Healthcare

Blood Clot Prevention and Treatment - Bronson Methodist Hospital

Because hospital patients often have to stay in bed for long periods of time, any patient who is admitted to the hospital is at increased risk of developing a blood clot in the veins (known as venous thromboembolism). Blood clots can break off and travel to other parts of the body and cause serious problems, even death. Fortunately, there are safe, effective, and proven methods to prevent blood clots or to treat them when they occur.

The measures listed below show how well Bronson Methodist Hospital is providing recommended care known to prevent or treat blood clots and how often blood clots occur that could have been prevented.

Blood Clot Prevention & Treatment

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4/1/2016 to 3/31/2017

Bronson
Methodist
Hospital
National
Average

Patients who developed a blood clot while in the hospital who did not get treatment that could have prevented it 
Lower percentages are better

0%² 2%


²Data submitted were based on a sample of cases/patients.
3Results are based on a shorter time period than required.

Reviewed by Corporate Communications on January 11, 2018

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