TITLE

Thinner is better?

AUTHOR(S)
Schwade, Steve
PUB. DATE
September 1996
SOURCE
Prevention;Sep96, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines deepvein thrombosis (DVT). Disorder that forms blood clots in the legs of people with DVT; Suggestion that a drug called low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) can help people with DVT treat themselves; Results of a study of people who used LMWH.
ACCESSION #
9608307814

 

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