Preliminary Communications

Prophylactic Anticoagulant Therapy against Pulmonary Emboli in Acute Paraplegia

Br Med J 1970; 2 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.2.5705.338 (Published 09 May 1970) Cite this as: Br Med J 1970;2:338
  1. J. R. Silver,
  2. A. Moulton

    Abstract

    Prophylactic anticoagulant therapy within a few days of admitting a patient with a spinal injury appears to offer advantages in preventing pulmonary emboli. It was not found to hinder the patient's management.

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