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VTE among hospitalized and nursing home residents

Around 60% of all venous thromboembolism cases are in hospitalized patients and nursing home residents.

Heit J, Fallon W, Petterson T, Lohse C, et al. Relative Impact of Risk Factors for Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism: A population-based study. Arch Intern Med. 2002; 161(11): 1245-8. http://archinte.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/162/11/1245

Reference

Title
Relative Impact of Risk Factors for Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism: A population-based study
Publication
Arch Intern Med
Publication Date
2002
Authors
Heit J, Fallon W, Petterson T, Lohse C, et al.
Volume & Issue
Volume 161, Issue 11
Pages
1245-8
URL
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