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Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Orthopedic Surgery (Appendices) Comparative Effectiveness Review Number 49

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ISBN-10: 1484921283

ISBN-13: 9781484921289

Edition: N/A

Authors: U. S. Department Human Services, Agency for and Quality

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"Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Orthopedic Surgery: Appendices" (see also "Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Orthopedic Surgery: Main Report") - Major orthopedic surgery (total hip replacement, total knee replacement or hip fracture surgery) carries a high risk of venous thromboembolism. Pulmonary embolism following orthopedic surgery is reported to be rare. However, without prophylaxis, historical data suggest that hospital acquired deep venous thrombosis has been estimated to occur in 40 to 60 percent of cases in the 7 to 14 days following surgery compared with 10 to 40 percent among medical or general surgical patients. While asymptomatic deep vein thrombosis is identified…    
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Book details

List price: $43.99
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 5/8/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 668
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.51" tall
Weight: 3.080
Language: English