Worldwide adherence to ACCP guidelines for thromboprophylaxis after major orthopedic surgery: A systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis.

@article{Farfan2016WorldwideAT,
  title={Worldwide adherence to ACCP guidelines for thromboprophylaxis after major orthopedic surgery: A systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis.},
  author={M. A. Pichardo Farfan and M. P. M. Bautista and Guillermo Bonilla and Jorge Alberto Chavez Rojas and Adolfo M Llin{\'a}s and Jos{\'e} C Navas},
  journal={Thrombosis research},
  year={2016},
  volume={141},
  pages={163-70}
}
INTRODUCTION Increased risk of venous thromboembolism following major orthopedic surgery (MOS) is well described. The American Academy of Chest Physician (ACCP) has generated evidence-based recommendations for thromboprophylaxis; however, there is a gap between guidelines recommendations and clinical practice. The aim of this study is to compare worldwide… CONTINUE READING