The management of venous thromboembolic disease in older adults.

  • M. Rich
  • Published 2004 in
    The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological…


The incidence and prevalence of venous thromboembolic disease (VTED) increase progressively with age. Although the clinical features, diagnosis, and treatment of VTED are generally similar in older and younger adults, prevalent comorbidities often complicate the management of VTED in the elderly. The Sixth American College of Chest Physicians Consensus… (More)


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