haematology
Coagulation

Extended thromboprophylaxis not justified for medical patients: review

The case for extended thromboprophylaxis in medical patients beyond discharge is not yet made because the benefits of VTE prevention do not outweigh the risk of a major bleed, the Australian authors of a meta-analysis say. While extended use of direct acting oral anticoagulants in medically hospitalised patients halved the risk of symptomatic VTE and ...

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