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Table 4 Change in administration of pharmacologic prophylaxis by hospital and service across the three study time periods

From: Effectiveness of a novel and scalable clinical decision support intervention to improve venous thromboembolism prophylaxis: a quasi-experimental study

Hospital Discharge service Period 1 Period 2 Period 3 P-value
Hospital A Medicine 6,753 (44.1%) 10,977 (47.7%) 6,662 (56.0%) <0.01
  Ortho/Trauma 1,121 (54.5%) 2,207 (63.9%) 1,301 (69.9%) <0.01
  Other Surgery 6,623 (38.0%) 11,638 (46.0%) 6,162 (53.0%) <0.01
  All 14,497 (41.7%) 24,822 (48.0%) 14,125 (55.7%) <0.01
Hospital B Medicine 4,455 (45.9%) 7,136 (49.0%) 3,792 (55.1%) <0.01
  Ortho/Trauma 710 (35.5%) 1,355 (43.9%) 730 (45.5%) <0.01
  Other Surgery 911 (48.0%) 1,563 (56.5%) 800 (60.8%) <0.01
  All 6,076 (44.6%) 10,054 (49.3%) 5,322 (54.3%) <0.01
Hospital C Medicine 4,330 (57.9%) 6,067 (58.2%) 3,538 (63.2%) <0.01
  Ortho/Trauma 2,103 (58.4%) 2,902 (58.4%) 1,463 (62.0%) <0.01
  Other Surgery 2,498 (23.1%) 4,862 (32.7%) 2,968 (41.0%) <0.01
  All 8,931 (40.8%) 13,831 (45.7%) 7,969 (52.5%) <0.01
Overall Medicine 15,538 (47.8%) 24,180 (50.4%) 13,992 (57.4%) <0.01
  Ortho/Trauma 3,934 (51.4%) 6,464 (56.2%) 3,494 (60.0%) <0.01
  Other Surgery 10,032 (33.3%) 18,063 (42.1%) 9,930 (49.2%) <0.01
  All 29,504 (42.0%) 48,707 (47.6%) 27,416 (54.4%) <0.01