Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in hospitalized medical patients.
Summary of "Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in hospitalized medical patients."
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Waikato Hospital, Hamilton 3200, New Zealand.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Annals of internal medicine
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22431682
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1059/0003-4819-156-6-201203200-00017
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
An anticoagulant that acts by inhibiting the synthesis of vitamin K-dependent coagulation factors. Warfarin is indicated for the prophylaxis and/or treatment of venous thrombosis and its extension, pulmonary embolism, and atrial fibrillation with embolization. It is also used as an adjunct in the prophylaxis of systemic embolism after myocardial infarction. Warfarin is also used as a rodenticide.
Impaired venous blood flow or venous return (venous stasis), usually caused by inadequate venous valves. Venous insufficiency often occurs in the legs, and is associated with EDEMA and sometimes with VENOUS STASIS ULCERS at the ankle.
Obstruction of a vein or VEINS (embolism) by a blood clot (THROMBUS) in the blood stream.
Insurance, Major Medical
Insurance providing a broad range of medical services and supplies, when prescribed by a physician, whether or not the patient is hospitalized. It frequently is an extension of a basic policy and benefits will not begin until the basic policy is exhausted.
Child hospitalized for short term care.
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