Adjunctive Intermittent Pneumatic Compression for Venous Thromboprophylaxis

  title={Adjunctive Intermittent Pneumatic Compression for Venous Thromboprophylaxis},
  author={Y. Arabi and Fahad Al-Hameed and K. Burns and S. Mehta and S. Alsolamy and M. S. Alshahrani and Y. Mandourah and G. Almekhlafi and M. Almaani and A. A. Al bshabshe and S. Finfer and Z. Arshad and I. Khalid and Y. Mehta and A. Gaur and H. Hawa and H. Buscher and H. Lababidi and A. Al Aithan and S. Abdukahil and J. Jose and L. Afesh and A. Aldawood},
  journal={The New England Journal of Medicine},
  • Y. Arabi, Fahad Al-Hameed, +20 authors A. Aldawood
  • Published 2019
  • Medicine
  • The New England Journal of Medicine
  • Background Whether adjunctive intermittent pneumatic compression in critically ill patients receiving pharmacologic thromboprophylaxis would result in a lower incidence of deep‐vein thrombosis than pharmacologic thromboprophylaxis alone is uncertain. Methods We randomly assigned patients who were considered adults according to the local standards at the participating sites (≥14, ≥16, or ≥18 years of age) within 48 hours after admission to an intensive care unit (ICU) to receive either… CONTINUE READING
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