TITLE

Comparison of sequential compression devices and foot pumps for prophylaxis of deep venous

AUTHOR(S)
Spain, David A.; Bergamini, Thomas M.; Hoffmann, John F.; Carrillo, Eddy H.; Richardson, J. David
PUB. DATE
June 1998
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Jun1998, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p522
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides an overview of deep venous thrombosis (DVT) prophylaxis in high-risk blunt trauma patients using compression devices and compares outcomes between sequential pneumatic compression devices (SCDs) and foot pumps (FPs). Demographics and injury patterns; Venous thromboembolism outcomes; Differences in risks.
ACCESSION #
681594

 

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