Disclaimer and Privacy Policy


The VTESimplified website is the property of the VTE Simplified Faculty. In no event will the VTE Simplified Faculty or authors be liable for any incidental, consequential, or indirect damages arising out of the use of or inability to use this service.
The Dose Calculator is intended to be used when determining the tinzaparin dose for patients weighing less than 126 kg.  Neither the guidelines nor the dose calculator is intended to replace sound clinical judgment concerning a patient’s unique situation. Although the advice and information contained in the dose calculator is believed to be true and accurate the VTE Simplified Faculty does not accept any legal responsibility for any errors or omissions that may have been made.
The VTE Simplified website was developed to serve as a tool for Canadian physicians and other healthcare professionals to help with the prevention and treatment of venous thromboembolism (VTE). The material on this website has been developed by Canadian Specialists who are thrombosis experts or have a strong interest in thrombosis. This material is based on clinical data, clinical experience and evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. It should in no way be used to replace clinical judgment. We are not responsible for any adverse medical outcomes as such responsibility lies with the treating Physician.

Privacy Policy

We have created this Privacy Policy to let you know how uses any information that you provide to us when you visit this site.  This policy defines what we will and won't do with any personal information that we gather while you are visiting
We will never sell, rent, or loan any personal information that you provide to us at  We will respect and protect the privacy of visitors to the website.
A significant portion of the content of this website requires the user to register with, with a username and password of their choosing. The password-protected content of the website is restricted to Canadian Healthcare professionals.  Information provided by visitors when completing any on-line forms will be maintained.
As visitors browse our site we serve our own cookies, securely tied to our domain, and track web requests. This information is stored in our systems and is used to optimize the user experience.
We will not, under normal circumstances, provide any visitor-specific information of a personal nature to any third party. Visitors may request a modification or deletion of their personal information by regular mail or e-mail request, and will use reasonable efforts to comply with such requests.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, VTE Simplified will treat any information supplied by visitors to the Web site as nonproprietary or non confidential. VTE Simplified assumes that all information is provided with the permission of the actual owner of the information.
This Web site may provide links to third party Web sites not controlled by VTE Simplified. It is recommended that visitors review the specific privacy statements of any linked sites before providing any information of a personal nature to such sites.
Mail-in questions regarding any of the information provided on this Web site or this Privacy Statement should be sent to:
VTE Simplified
1993 Balsam Ave.
Mississauga, ON
Canada L5J 1L3
Attention: Privacy Officer
Questions may also be submitted via e-mail to
Privacy Statement Revisions
A revised privacy statement will only apply to information collected subsequent to its effective date on this version of the Web site. Revisions may be posted at any time without notice. New versions of this Web site may have a new privacy statement effective with its launch.

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