Value of family history in identifying women at risk of venous thromboembolism during oral contraception

Cosmi, Benilde; Legnani, Cristina; Bernardi, Francesco; Coccheri, Sergio; Palareti, Gualtiero
April 2001
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);04/28/2001, Vol. 322 Issue 7293, p1024
Academic Journal
Discusses the value of family history in identifying women at risk of venous thromboembolism during oral contraception. Controversy surrounding a practice used to identify women at higher risk of venous thromboembolism; Number of women that need to be screened before certain functions can work to predict mutations; Comments.


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