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Table 4 Characteristic of thromboprophylaxis

From: A cohort study on the incidence and outcome of pulmonary embolism in trauma and orthopedic patients

Treatment protocol yes Pat. N. %
Number of patients 65 76.5%
Type of TP treatment:   
LMWH 59 69.4%
Mechanical TP 4 4.7%
ICF 2 2.4%
Treatment protocol none Pat. N. %
Number of patients 20 23.5%
Causes:   
Minor surgery 7 8.2%
Incomplete risk evaluation 11 12.9%
Refuse treatment 2 2.4%
  1. ICF, Inferior vena cava filter; LMWH, low molecular weight heparin; Pat. N., patient number; TP, thromboprophylaxis.