Venous thromboembolism: Heparins are of porcine originBMJ 2006; 332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7537.364-b (Published 09 February 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:364
- Colin White, consultant physician ([email protected])
- Pontefract General Infirmary WF8 1PL
EDITOR—The two recent articles on thromboembolism made no mention of the porcine origin of heparins, which is an important issue in some religions, for example, Islam.1 2 Many doctors and nurses are unaware of …
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