TITLE

2008 - Review: Low-molecular-weight heparin reduces risk for venous thromboembolism in adults with leg immobilization

AUTHOR(S)
Cosmi, Benilde
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;2/17/2009, Vol. 150 Issue 2, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a research conducted by researcher M. Testroote and colleagues to find whether low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) reduces risk for venous thromboembolism in adults with leg immobilization or not. Studies selected compared LMWH with placebo or no thromboprophylaxis in adults with a leg injury requiring immobilization in a plaster cast or brace in an ambulatory setting.
ACCESSION #
36911238

 

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