Risk factors for venous thrombosis in medical inpatients: validation of a thrombosis risk score.

@article{Zakai2004RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for venous thrombosis in medical inpatients: validation of a thrombosis risk score.},
  author={Neil A. Zakai and Jason Wright and Mary Cushman},
  journal={Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH},
  year={2004},
  volume={2 12},
  pages={2156-61}
}
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES The occurrence of and risk factors for venous thrombosis (VT) complicating hospital admission in unselected medical inpatients have not been widely studied. PATIENTS AND METHODS In a 400-bed teaching hospital we identified all cases of VT complicating hospital admission between September 2000 and September 2002 using discharge codes and chart review. Controls were randomly selected adult inpatients frequency matched to cases for medical service. RESULTS The incidence… CONTINUE READING

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