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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 90%
Kansas Average 76%
National Average 83%

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 88%
Kansas Average 89%
National Average 91%

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
Kansas Average 9%
National Average 10%

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 100%
Kansas Average 93%
National Average 92%

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 97%
National Average 96%

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 85%
Kansas Average 80%
National Average 73%

Higher percentages are better.

Why is this important?

Education helps prevent complication and readmission.

Source: Hospital Compare, January to June 2013