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Prevention of venous thromboembolism after surgery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18984377     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Venous thromboembolism, including deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, is the third leading cause of cardiovascular death after myocardial infarction and stroke in the United States. Recommendations regarding the type and duration of prophylaxis for the various conditions are summarized herein.
Authors:
Amir K Jaffer; Daniel J Brotman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in geriatric medicine     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1879-8853     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Geriatr. Med.     Publication Date:  2008 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-11-05     Completed Date:  2009-03-24     Revised Date:  2013-05-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8603766     Medline TA:  Clin Geriatr Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  625-39, viii     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Hospital Medicine, Leonard M. Miller University of Miami School of Medicine, 1120 NW 14th Street, 933 CRB (C216), Miami, FL 33130, USA. ajaffer@med.miami.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Humans
Postoperative Complications / prevention & control
Venous Thromboembolism / drug therapy,  prevention & control*

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