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Viva 27 

Viva 27
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Viva 27
Author(s):

Nev Davies

, Will Jackson

, Andrew Price

, Jonathan Rees

, and Chris Lavy

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199647095.003.0027
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date: 06 April 2020

Viva 27 shows a device used in clinical practice, and asks for a description of Virchow's triad and the risk factors for formation of a deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Describe how to quote risk levels to patients undergoing total hip replacement (THR) and total knee replacement (TKR), followed by appropriate DVT prophylaxis policy for THR in a 70-year-old man with no significant additional risk factors?

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