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Flashcards in OCP and VTE Deck (2):
1

Name 5 risk factors for VTE

1. age
2. immobility (surgery, travel)
3. smoking
4. pregnancy or postpartum
5. obesity

2

What is the actual increase in baseline risk of VTE for a woman taking OCP?

5/10,000 to 10/10,000 (0.05% to 0.1%)
(compared to 30/10,000 during pregnancy/postpartum)