Editorial| Volume 83, ISSUE 2, P243-244, February 1978

Prevention of deep vein thrombosis

  • F.William Blaisdell
    Reprint requests: F. William Blaisdell, M.D., Surgical Service, Ward 3A, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110.
    From the Surgical Service, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, Calif. U.S.A.
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