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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Lawall, H; Matthiessen, A; Hohmann, V; Bramlage, P; Haas, S; Schellong, S 
Title:
Venous thromboembolism in medical outpatients - a cross-sectional survey of risk assessment and prophylaxis. 
Abstract:
The degree of thromboprophylaxis in medical outpatients is low despite a substantial risk for venous thromboembolism (VTE). This may be attributable to difficulties in assessing risk. Assessment tools like the Haas' scorecard aid in determining the need for thromboprophylaxis. We aimed at evaluating how the use of this tool may aid physicians in appropriately using anticoagulants. This was an epidemiological, cross-sectional survey of acute medically ill patients with limited mobility treated by...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Thromb Haemost 
Year:
2011 
Journal volume:
105 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
190-6 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0340-6245 
TUM Institution:
Institut für experimentelle Onkologie und Therapieforschung