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Letters Thromboprophylaxis for adults in hospital

A mess for medical patients

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: (Published 31 May 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:1127
  1. Craig G Morris, consultant intensivist and anaesthetist
  1. Derby Hospitals, Derby DE1 2QY
  1. cmorris{at}

    The editorial by Fitzmaurice and Murray is timely and welcome,1 but I share many of D'Costa's concerns about the ease with which we slide between the evidence for surgical and medical prophylaxis. We are in a strong position with evidence of efficacy to provide …

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