All had SCD and Ted stockings. Depending on the surgeon, most had Lovenox and some had ASA. Some form of pharmacological VTE prophylaxis was required within 12 hours of arrival to PACU. Some surgeons started ASA on POD#3, although many patients were d/c'd by then. My unit very rarely used Coumadin. All patients were to at least attempt ambulation within 6 hours of arrival to the floor (anywhere from dangling at the edge of bed to walking if safe to do so, along with PT/OT daily beginning on POD #1.