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Figure B describes the flow of articles through the screening and review process. 39,203 unique articles were identified in the search, 30,902 were screened out at the title level, 9215 were screened out at the abstract level, 2106 were excluded on full text review and 101 articles were included in the report.

Figure BSummary of the literature search

HIT = heparin induced thrombocytopenia; KQ = Key Question; VTE = venous thromboembolism

* Total exceeds the number in the exclusion box because reviewers were allowed to mark more than one reason for exclusion.

From: Executive Summary

Cover of Pharmacologic and Mechanical Prophylaxis of Venous Thromboembolism Among Special Populations
Pharmacologic and Mechanical Prophylaxis of Venous Thromboembolism Among Special Populations [Internet].
Comparative Effectiveness Reviews, No. 116.
Singh S, Haut ER, Brotman DJ, et al.

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