This activity is part of the Frankly Speaking with Dr. Frank Domino podcast series.
Aspirin Can Prevent VTE After Hip or Knee Surgery - Frankly Speaking EP 184Guest: Alan Ehrlich MD, FAAFP
Music Credit: Richard Onorato
For patients who have hip replacement or knee arthroplasty there is an increased risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE). This episode will review the effectiveness of aspirin for preventing VTE in this population.
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Release Date: 8/10/2020
Expiration Date: 8/10/2021
- Understand the risks of VTE following total hip replacement or total knee replacement
- Understand the effectiveness of aspirin compared to anticoagulants
Frank J. Domino, MD
Professor, Family Medicine and Community Health,
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
Alan M. Ehrlich, MD, FAAFP
Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Executive Editor, DynaMed
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