Standard of Care Anti-Clotting Drugs May Be Unnecessary for Most Surgery Patients

January 24, 2017

As many as three out of four surgery patients could be receiving anti-clotting medications that they do not need, according to a study led by investigators at the University of Utah School of Medicine. The research, published online in¬†Annals of Surgery,¬†challenges standard of care guidelines specifying that all general surgery patients receive anticoagulants. The treatment […]