Journal article

Antithrombotic therapy in neonates and children

Paul Monagle, Elizabeth Chalmers, Anthony Chan, Gabrielle deVeber, Fenella Kirkham, Patricia Massicotte, Alan D Michelson

CHEST | ELSEVIER | Published : 2008

Abstract

This chapter about antithrombotic therapy in neonates and children is part of the Antithrombotic and Thrombolytic Therapy: American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines (8th Edition). Grade 1 recommendations are strong and indicate that the benefits do, or do not, outweigh risks, burden, and costs, and Grade 2 suggests that individual patient values may lead to different choices (for a full understanding of the grading, see Guyatt et al in this supplement, pages 123S-131S). In this chapter, many recommendations are based on extrapolation of adult data, and the reader is referred to the appropriate chapters relating to guidelines for adult populations. Withi..

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