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Towards evidence-based guidelines for the prevention of venous thromboembolism: systematic reviews of mechanical methods, oral anticoagulation, dextran and regional anaesthesia as thromboprophylaxis

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Objectives: To assess the benefits in terms of reductions in the risks of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and of pulmonary embolism (PE), and hazards in terms of major bleeding, of: (i) mechanical compression; (ii) oral anticoagulants; (iii) dextran; and (iv) regional anaesthesia (as an alternative to general anaesthesia) in surgical and medical patients.
Data sources: Electronic databases, search of Antithrombotic Trialists' Collaboration databa...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3310/hta9490

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Publisher:
NIHR Journals Library Publisher's website
Journal:
Health Technology Assessment Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
49
Publication date:
2005-12-01
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EISSN:
2046-4924
ISSN:
1366-5278
Source identifiers:
92438
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pubs:92438
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uuid:1e059186-1750-4e60-9b5e-d9908a873bae
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pubs:92438
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2018-03-02

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