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Chest. 2012 Feb;141(2 Suppl):48S-52S. doi: 10.1378/chest.11-2286.

Introduction to the ninth edition: Antithrombotic Therapy and Prevention of Thrombosis, 9th ed: American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines.

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1
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON, Canada; Department of Medicine, McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON, Canada. Electronic address: guyatt@mcmaster.ca.
2
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON, Canada; Departments of Medicine and Family Medicine, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY.
3
Department of Medicine, McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON, Canada.
4
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON, Canada; Department of Medicine, McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON, Canada.
5
Cardiovascular Research Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI.
6
Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines and Clinical Standards, American College of Chest Physicians, Northbrook, IL.

Abstract

The Antithrombotic Therapy and Prevention of Thrombosis, 9th ed: American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines differs substantially from the prior versions both in process and in content. In this introduction, we describe some of the differences and the rationale for the changes.

PMID:
22315255
PMCID:
PMC3278068
DOI:
10.1378/chest.11-2286
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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