Current issues in thromboprophylaxis in the elderly.

Abstract

The elderly are at particularly high risk for arterial and venous thromboembolism, both of which are associated with significant morbidity and mortality in this age group. However, this age group often receives inadequate thromboprophylaxis because of concerns about bleeding risk, which is often over-estimated, denying patients the benefit of proven… (More)
DOI: 10.2165/0002512-200825120-00006

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@article{Chaggar2008CurrentII, title={Current issues in thromboprophylaxis in the elderly.}, author={Parminder S Chaggar and Kevin S. Channer}, journal={Drugs & aging}, year={2008}, volume={25 12}, pages={1049-60} }