Current Concepts With DVT Prophylaxis

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Jonathan J. Key, DPM, Ben Carelock, DPM, and Kevin Dux, DPM

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Marc Garfieldsays: January 5, 2012 at 5:22 pm

ACFAS needs to come up with a standard and protocol. Too many people die untimely taking for granted the effects of weight, cigarettes, birth control pills and immobilization.

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