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Study: Anti-Clotting Drugs Rarely Needed in Children with Big-Bone Fractures - 05/21/2012

Study: Anti-Clotting Drugs Rarely Needed in Children with Big-Bone Fractures

Release Date: May 21, 2012

Children with pelvic and thigh fractures develop dangerous blood clots so rarely that anti-clotting therapy should be given only to those with underlying conditions that increase clotting risk, according to a study from Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.

For additional information:
http://www.hopkinschildrens.org/Study-Anti-Clotting-Drugs-Rarely-Needed-in-Children-with-Big-Bone-Fractures.aspx

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