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Systematic review
Thromboprophylaxis in medical inpatients reduces pulmonary embolism, increases the risk of major haemorrhage and does not reduce total mortality, producing questionable net clinical benefit

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  1. Correspondence to Mark Crowther
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University & St Joseph's Hospital, Rm L301, 50 Charlton Ave East, Hamilton, Ontario, L8N 4A6, Canada; crowthrm{at}mcmaster.ca
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Crowther M, Gracia DG
Thromboprophylaxis in medical inpatients reduces pulmonary embolism, increases the risk of major haemorrhage and does not reduce total mortality, producing questionable net clinical benefit

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  • First published March 14, 2012.
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September 20, 2012

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