Prophylaxis with heparin prevents pulmonary embolus in medical inpatientsBMJ 2007; 334 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.334.7591.448 (Published 01 March 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:448
Anticoagulant prophylaxis with unfractionated or low molecular weight heparins reduces the risk of pulmonary embolus by about half in selected medical inpatients, according to a meta-analysis of nine randomised trials.⇑
The trials included nearly 20 000 patients in total. Twenty of the 9915 …
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