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ASH releases new VTE guidelines

KEY POINT

In November 2018, the American Society of Hematology (ASH) released 6 of 10 chapters that summarize clinical practice guidelines on management of venous thromboembolism (VTE). One guideline specifically focused on optimal management of anticoagulation therapy for VTE with an emphasis on appropriate dose selection, drug–drug interaction management, monitoring, use of specialized anticoagulation services, and patient education.