Adherence to guidelines for oral anticoagulation after venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism

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OBJECTIVE: Guidelines for oral anticoagulation after deep venous thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism (PE) have recommended that patients be anticoagulated for at least 3 months after hospital discharge. We sought to determine whether this recommendation was being followed and what patient characteristics predict a shorter than recommended duration of… (More)
DOI: 10.1046/j.1525-1497.2000.91022.x

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