Meta-analysis: anticoagulant prophylaxis to prevent symptomatic venous thromboembolism in hospitalized medical patients.

@article{Dentali2007MetaanalysisAP,
  title={Meta-analysis: anticoagulant prophylaxis to prevent symptomatic venous thromboembolism in hospitalized medical patients.},
  author={Francesco Dentali and James Demetrios Douketis and Monica Gianni and Wendy Lim and Mark Andrew Crowther},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={146 4},
  pages={278-88}
}
BACKGROUND Underutilization of anticoagulant prophylaxis may be due to lack of evidence that prophylaxis prevents clinically important outcomes in hospitalized medical patients at risk for venous thromboembolism. PURPOSE To assess the effects of anticoagulant prophylaxis in reducing clinically important outcomes in hospitalized medical patients. DATA… CONTINUE READING