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Blood Clot Reports

Patients who received treatment for blood clot prevention the day of or day after admission or surgery

Lawrence Memorial Hospital 98%
Kansas Average 90%
National Average 94%

Higher percentages are better.

Why is this important?

Treatment reduces the chance of blot clots.

Patients who received treatment for blood clot prevention the day of or day after admission to the ICU

Lawrence Memorial Hospital 100%
Kansas Average 95%
National Average 97%

Higher percentages are better.

Why is this important?

Treatment reduces the chance of blot clots.

Patients who developed a blood clot in the hospital who didn't get prevention treatment

Lawrence Memorial Hospital Not available (too few patients to report)
Kansas Average 4%
National Average 3%

Lower percentages are better.

Why is this important?

Patients are at an increased risk of developing blood clots.

Patients with blood clots who received recommended simultaneous treatment of two different blood thinners

Lawrence Memorial Hospital 97%
Kansas Average 93%
National Average 94%

Higher percentages are better.

Why is this important?

Treatment breaks up clots quickly and prevents others from forming.

Patients with blood clots treated with intravenous blood thinner who were checked for increased risk of bleeding

Lawrence Memorial Hospital Not available
Kansas Average 98%
National Average 99%

Higher percentages are better.

Why is this important?

Blood thinners increase the time for clotting.

Patients with blood clots discharged on a blood thinner who received written instructions

Lawrence Memorial Hospital 97%
Kansas Average 97%
National Average 92%

Higher percentages are better.

Why is this important?

Education helps prevent complication and readmission.

Source: Hospital Compare, October 2014 through September 2015