National Health and Medical Research Council

Skip Navigation and go to Content
Explore NHMRC
Close sitemap

Clinical Practice Guideline for the Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism (Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism) in Patients Admitted to Australian Hospitals (2009)

cover art
Summary information
Publishing date: 
Reference number: 
Available in print: 
No - PDF only
Further information:


This Guideline was developed by the National Health and Medical Research Council’s National Institute of Clinical Studies in collaboration with a 16 member multidisciplinary committee of experts. This Guideline provides evidence-based recommendations for the prevention of venous thromboembolism (blood clots), in adult surgical and medical patients and pregnant women admitted to Australian metropolitan, regional and rural hospitals.

Guidelines and Publications search

Ordering NHMRC Publications

NHMRC Publications available in print can be obtained from National Mailing and Marketing on the following details:

National Mailing and Marketing
PO Box 7077
Canberra BC ACT 2610
Phone: 02 6269 1080

Page reviewed: 14 February, 2014