Gilbert E. D'Alonzo, MD, Professor of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, discusses DVT and PE prophylaxis for patients.

References and Resources
Kanaan AO, Silva MA, Donovan JL, Roy T, Al-Homsi AS. Meta-analysis of venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in medically ill patients. Clin Ther. 2007 Nov;29(11):2395-405.

Hope WW, Demeter BL, Newcomb WL, Schmelzer TM, Schiffern LM, Heniford BT, Sing RF. Postoperative pulmonary embolism: timing, diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes. Am J Surg. 2007 Dec;194(6):814-8.

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Heparin Prophylaxis