Pulmonary vascular disease: clinical aspects

December 2006
Thorax;Dec2006 Supplement 2, Vol. 61, pii61
Academic Journal
The article presents abstracts of several studies related to the clinical aspects of pulmonary vascular disease. They include "Primary Thromboprophylaxis in Medical Inpatients: An Audit of Our Current Practice Within the Division of Medicine of a Large Teaching Hospital and a Possible Solution for Change of Practice," "Seated Immobility at Work Is a Common Risk Factor for Venous Thromboembolism," and "The Path After V/Q Scanning in a Suspected Pulmonary Embolism."


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