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Table 5 Summary of TP indications according to risk group

From: Cross-sectional study of adherence to venous thromboembolism prophylaxis guidelines in hospitalized patients. The Trombo-Brit study

Risk Group Adequate N (Group %) Inadequate (deficit) N (Group %) Inadequate (excess) ‡ N (Group %) Total (% of total patients)
Low 5 (50) 0 (0) 5 (50) 10 (3.11)
Moderate 2 (7.69) 5 (19.23) 19 (73.1) 26 (8.07)
High 179 (78.5) 44 (19.3) 5 (2.2)‡ 228 (70.81)
Very High 48 (83) 8 (13.8) 2 (3.45)‡ 58 (18)
TOTAL 234 (72.67) 57 (17.7) 31 (9.63) 322 (100)
  1. TP: thromboprophylaxis.
  2. ‡ Inadequate due to excess, since the dose prescribed for pharmacological prophylaxis was higher than that suggested, even adjusted for body mass index.