Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis: a path toward more appropriate use
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    The overuse of thromboprophylaxis in medical patients
    • Manuel Monti, M.D.
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      • Giovanni maria Vincentelli,

    In the important editorial of the Grant, is underlined the overuse of thromboprophylaxis in patients hospitalized in the medical field. We agree in emphasizing the difficulty of proper patient assessment that must be carefully evaluated, considering comorbidity and various risk factors,and using the main scores currently in use to assess the start of tromboprofilattica therapy. For this reason we carried out a study where...

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