MaryAnne Cronin, PharmD

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MaryAnne Cronin, PharmD
Glen Cove Hospital
Questions:
1. A successful thromboprophylaxis program requires the expertise of multiple
professional disciplines, including general medicine, surgery, hematology,
pharmacy, and nursing.
a. True
b. False
2. Patients at highest risk of developing venous thormboembolism include those
who are hypertensive.
a. True
b. False
3. The American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) guidelines recommends a
formal strategy for the implementation of venous thromboprophylaxis.
a. True
b. False
4. The following guidelines and requirements impact the administration of
anticoagulants.
a. Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals
b. American College of Chest Physician guidelines
c. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
d. All of the above
5. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, as of October 1, 2008, will hold all
hospitals financially responsible for development of DVT or PE in any total
joint replacement patient.
a. True
b. False
Answers:
1. a
2. b
3. a
4. d
5. a
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