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Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Internal Medicine Residents Towards Deep Vein Thrombosis Prophylaxis in a University Hospital in Tehran

Mahbube Ebrahimpur 1 , ** , Keivan Gohari Moghadam 2 , ** , Mahnaz Pejman Sani 1 and Zeinab Naderpour 1
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1 Department of Internal Medicine, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Respiratory Disease Ward, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
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  • Shiraz E-Medical Journal: December 01, 2016, 17 (12); e39038
  • Published Online: December 14, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: May 8, 2016
  • Revised: August 16, 2016
  • Accepted: December 26, 2016
  • DOI: 10.17795/semj39038

To Cite: Ebrahimpur M, Gohari Moghadam K, Pejman Sani M, Naderpour Z. Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Internal Medicine Residents Towards Deep Vein Thrombosis Prophylaxis in a University Hospital in Tehran, Shiraz E-Med J. 2016 ; 17(12):e39038. doi: 10.17795/semj39038.

Abstract
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1. Introduction
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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