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BET 1. FLIGHT DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS PROPHYLAXIS IN LOWER LIMB INJURY

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Report by: Helen Blackhurst, SpR in Emergency Medicine

Search checked by: Suzan Oakley, Staff Grade in Emergency Medicine

Institution: Frenchay Hospital and Royal Glamorgan Hospital

THREE-PART QUESTION

In [patients with a recent significant lower limb trauma about to fly] is [prophylaxis with aspirin or low molecular weight heparin] indicated [to reduce the incidence of deep vein thrombosis]?

CLINICAL SCENARIO

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