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Adjunctive Intermittent Pneumatic Compression for Venous Thromboprophylaxis

Y Arabi, F Al-Hameed, K Burns, et al for the Saudi Critical Care Trials Group New Eng J Med, 2019, online first Feb 2019


The incidence of DVT in critical illness is 5-20% despite pharmacologic thromboprophylaxis. Mechanical thromboprophylaxis reduces DVT incidence compared to no thromboprophylaxis. Does intermittent mechanical add to pharmacologic thromboprophylaxis in critical illness? Are both...


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