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This issue's main topic: Death Associated with Unnecessary Continuation of Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Prophylaxis After Hospital Discharge
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Problem: Nebulization of inhaled medications provides an excellent delivery route for the treatment of both pulmonary and nonpulmonary conditions. The mist is easily inhaled by breathing normally, without requiring coordinated breaths to inhale the medication (as required with metered dose inhalers)...