Prevention and management of venous thromboembolism


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Guideline No 122
ISBN 978 1 905813 68 1

December 2010



Updated 15 October 2014
A minor update has been madelight of the CLOTS3 trial. The updated guidelines recommend that IPC should be considered for use in patients immobilised after a stroke. The section on heparin induced thrombocytopenia has also been updated to reflect changes in drug licensing and to ensure consistency with guidelines produced by the British Committee for Standards in Haematology.

Section 9.2 and Annex 5
revised November 2011


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