Anticoagulant Therapy in Private Practice
One hundred eighty-one patients suffering from 216 separate episodes of thromboembolism were treated with anticoagulants by the author in private practice. The indications and contraindications for anticoagulants are described and the results tabulated and analyzed. Practical methods of administration of anticoagulants are discussed. Long-term ambulatory anticoagulant therapy is considered as a special and important aspect of the problem of thromboembolism with the results indicating it to be a practical and feasible form of preventive therapy worthy of more widespread use.
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