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Compression stockings for preventing deep vein thrombosis in airline passengers

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Air travel might increase the risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT). It has been suggested that wearing compression stockings might reduce this risk. This is an update of the review first published in 2006.To assess the effects of wearing compression stockings versus not wearing them for preventing DVT in people travelling on flights lasting at least four hours.For this update the Cochrane Vascular Information Specialist (CIS) searched the Specialised Register (10 February 2016). In addition, th...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1002/14651858.CD004002.pub3

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
ContEd
Department:
Continuing Education
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
Centre for Statistics in Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
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Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons, Ltd Publisher's website
Journal:
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Journal website
Issue:
9
Article number:
CD004002
Publication date:
2016-09-14
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ISSN:
1469-493X
Pmid:
27624857
Source identifiers:
646494
Language:
English
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pubs:646494
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uuid:5636a717-65b5-4d1e-984b-f8c3d980a0dd
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pubs:646494
Deposit date:
2016-10-21

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