Source: Journal of Hospital Medicine, 2014, July 17 [epub ahead of print]
Date of publication: 17 July 2014
Publication type: Systematic review
In a nutshell: Current guidelines do not distinguish between aspirin and other blood thinners for protecting against blood clots in patients who have major orthopedic operations. A new analysis provides much-needed information that summarises existing studies about which medications are best after different types of surgery
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