ABC of antithrombotic therapy: Venous thromboembolism: treatment strategies

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 18 January 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:156

Errors occurred in this article by Alexander G G Turpie, et al (26 October, pp 948-950). In the box containing thrombolytic regimens for pulmonary embolism urokinase should be given at a 4400 IU/kg loading dose then 2200 IU/kg/hour for 12 hours. Alteplase shoud be given 100 mg intravenously over two hours. Heparin should be started at 5000–10 000 IU loading dose followed by 15–25 IU/kg/hour and altered according to APTT.


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