Vascular disease

Universal thromboprophylaxis recommended in hospitalised COVID-19 patients

All patients hospitalised with COVID-19 should be given thromboprophylaxis unless they have contraindications to help combat the ‘sticky blood’ phenomenon seen in those with the most severe disease, guidance from the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) has advised. Clinicians should move to a “universal” strategy for preventing blood clots due to the high ...

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