О.М. Parkhomenko, on behalf of the physicians – participants of the project «Territory of Safety». The prevention of venous thrombosis and embolism in non-surgical patients: the current state of the problem, possible solutions in Ukraine. Results of the project «Territory of Safety».

The article is devoted to the important problem of contemporary clinical medicine – venous thromboembolism (VTE), particularly in non-surgical patients. The leading risk factors, principles of assessment of VTE probability and drug prevention in this category of patients are highlighted. The main results of the project «Territory of Safety» (2013–2014), being a tool for the practical implementation of the ideology of VTE prevention in Ukraine, are described. According to the results of the project, the greater implementation of a differentiated approach to the assessment of the VTE risk among certain categories of non-surgical patients is needed.

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