Nurses Take the Stage at the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2015 Congress in Toronto to Share Research, Medical Advances

CHICAGO--()--Nurses and allied health professionals will present and discuss their research and findings on innovation in the nursing practice and present practice guidelines in optimizing health to improve patients’ outcomes, during the Nurses’ Forum at the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2015 Congress on Sunday, June 21 and Monday, June 22, 2015 in Toronto.

Nurses play a primary role in managing the health of people with bleeding and clotting disorders. The Nurses’ Forum provides a unique, open forum for nurses from around the world to share practice-related knowledge associated with the treatment of disorders of hemostasis, thrombosis and vascular biology in both pediatric and adult populations. At the forum, nurses will highlight their experiences, share lessons learned and discuss best practices to continue to improve patient care.

Relevant abstract titles at ISTH 2015 include:

  • The DDAVP® Challenge: An Audit to Assess Practice in a UK Haemophilia Centre
  • Closing the Gap: A Multidisciplinary Approach Developing Local Services for Rural and Remote Patients with Bleeding Disorders
  • Non-Adherence to Prophylaxis in Haemophilia: Extent and Underlying Reason
  • Expanding the Knowledge Base: Opportunities and Challenges for Allied Professionals in Bleeding Disorder Research in Canada
  • Developing a Nurse led Ultrasound Scanning Service to Confirm or Exclude the Diagnosis of Lower Limb Deep Vein Thrombosis – Improving Patient Care and Reducing the Risk of Unnecessary Anticoagulants in a United Kingdom Primary Care Setting
  • Overweight is a Risk Factor for Venous Thromboembolism after Total knee Arthroplasty Despite Rivaroxaban Thromboprophylaxis
  • Managing Anticoagulation Therapy Risk through the Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) Ward Round at King’s College Hospital
  • National Patient Needs Assessment of HTC Patients in the U.S; a nurse lead national work group.

Researchers will present these titles at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre June 21 and 22. For a full presentation schedule, or for more information about the papers referenced in this release, visit the 2015 Nurses Forum page on the ISTH website. Contact Beth Campus at beth.campus@techimage.com to learn about onsite registration.

About the ISTH

Founded in 1969, the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) is the leading worldwide not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the understanding, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of thrombotic and bleeding disorders. The ISTH is an international membership organization with nearly 4,000 clinicians, researchers and educators working together to improve the lives of patients in more than 90 countries around the world. Among its highly regarded activities and initiatives are education and standardization programs, research activities, meetings and conferences, peer-reviewed publications and expert committees. Visit ISTH online at www.isth.org or call the ISTH at (919) 929 3807.

Contacts

Tech Image (for ISTH)
Beth Campus, (312) 673-6056
Beth.campus@techimage.com

Contacts

Tech Image (for ISTH)
Beth Campus, (312) 673-6056
Beth.campus@techimage.com