Effective prophylaxis for deep venous thrombosis after stroke: both low-dose anticoagulation and stockings for most cases.

What are the factors that underline the benefits achieved by stroke unit care? Although incompletely understood, an increased adherence to a range of processes of care is important.1 Many of these processes are directed at the prevention of poststroke complications. Among the most important of these is prophylaxis against deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and… (More)