TITLE

2011 - Dalteparin did not differ from unfractionated heparin for reducing proximal DVT in critically ill patients

AUTHOR(S)
Garcia, David A.
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;7/19/2011, Vol. 155 Issue 1, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a study conducted by D. Cook and colleagues, focusing on the effectiveness of dalteparin for reducing incident proximal deep venous thrombosis (DVT) in critically ill patients. The findings of the study showed that Dalteparin did not differ from unfractionated heparin (UFH) in the treatment of proximal deep venous thrombosis in critically ill patients, however it reduced pulmonary embolism.
ACCESSION #
65456986

 

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