Prevention and Treatment of Thromboembolism

1. Prevention of stasis

    Intermittent pneumatic compression
    Early mobilization
    Graduate compression stockings


1. Prevention of stasis

Heparin
   a. Unfractionated heparin
   b.Low Molecular Weight Heparin

Warfarin (Coumarin derivative)  is vitamin K antagonist
Thrombin inhibitors (e.g. hirudin)
Specific factor Xa inhibitors (e.g. fondaparinux)


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