DVT Prophylaxis for 10-14 days after knee replacement, 35 days after hip surgery
Also consider DVT Prophylaxis after hospital discharge if prior VTE, extremely limited mobility
Most other patients do not need DVT Prophylaxis after hospital discharge, and serious bleeding risk is typically higher than the DVT Risk
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