Intervention Review

Heparin, low molecular weight heparin and physical methods for preventing deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism following surgery for hip fractures

  1. Helen HG Handoll1,*,
  2. Mark J Farrar2,
  3. Julie McBirnie3,
  4. Graham M Tytherleigh-Strong4,
  5. Alan A Milne5,
  6. William J Gillespie6

Editorial Group: Cochrane Bone, Joint and Muscle Trauma Group

Published Online: 21 OCT 2002

Assessed as up-to-date: 22 JUN 2002

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD000305


How to Cite

Handoll HHG, Farrar MJ, McBirnie J, Tytherleigh-Strong GM, Milne AA, Gillespie WJ. Heparin, low molecular weight heparin and physical methods for preventing deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism following surgery for hip fractures. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2002, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD000305. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD000305.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Teesside, Centre for Rehabilitation Sciences (CRS), Research Institute for Health Sciences and Social Care, Middlesborough, Tees Valley, UK

  2. 2

    Poole Hospital NHS Trust, The Dorset Foot and Ankle Clinic, Poole, Dorset, UK

  3. 3

    Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Lothian University Hospitals NHS Trust, Edinburgh, UK

  4. 4

    Addenbrooke's Hospital, Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK

  5. 5

    Queen Margaret Hospital, Dunfermline, Fife, UK

  6. 6

    University of Hull, Hull York Medical School, Hull, UK

*Helen HG Handoll, Centre for Rehabilitation Sciences (CRS), Research Institute for Health Sciences and Social Care, University of Teesside, School of Health and Social Care, Middlesborough, Tees Valley, TS1 3BA, UK. h.handoll@tees.ac.uk. H.Handoll@ed.ac.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 21 OCT 2002

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