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Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism: A Pocket Guide Walter Ageno

Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism: A Pocket Guide

Walter Ageno

Published January 1st 2005
ISBN : 9781850092711
Paperback
60 pages
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In this new addition to a popular pocketbook series, distinguished authors present a guide to the prevention of venous thromboembolism – a field that is seeing dramatic changes as new drugs become available. Topics covered include epidemiology, riskMoreIn this new addition to a popular pocketbook series, distinguished authors present a guide to the prevention of venous thromboembolism – a field that is seeing dramatic changes as new drugs become available. Topics covered include epidemiology, risk factors, classification of patients at risk, methods to prevent venous thromboembolism (physical and pharmacologic), and new antithrombotic drugs. Individual sections focus on preventing thromboembolism in patients undergoing major orthopedic surgery, minor orthopedic procedures, general surgery, gynecologic surgery, urologic surgery, laparoscopic surgery, and neurosurgery. This pocket-sized, concise guide is indispensable for all busy clinicians dealing with thrombosis and its complications, including general physicians, surgeons, and anesthesiologists.