TITLE

Use of Thromboprophylaxis in Orthopedic Surgery: A Survey of Hawai'i Orthopedics

AUTHOR(S)
Crawford, Nick S.
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Hawaii Medical Journal;Dec2007, Vol. 66 Issue 12, p322
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The American College of Chest Physicians continues to update recommendations on venous thromboembolism prophylaxis based on recent published studies. A survey of Hawai'i's orthopedic surgeons was conducted to see if prophylaxis against venous thromboembolism was in compliance with the latest (2004) recommendations and to see if practices in Hawai'i differed from prophylaxis rates obtained by studies of similar design.
ACCESSION #
28057808

 

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