Evidently Advent 2015 Preventing deep vein thrombosis

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Evidently Advent GRADE indicators

Links

Sachdeva A, Dalton M, Amaragiri SV, Lees T. Graduated compression stockings for prevention of deep vein thrombosis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD001484. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001484.pub3.

Link to the Plain Language Summary: bit.ly/20WCgwd

Good evidence (GRADE)

Sajid MS, Desai M, Morris RW, Hamilton G. Knee length versus thigh length graduated compression stockings for prevention of deep vein thrombosis in postoperative surgical patients. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 5. Art. No.: CD007162. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007162.pub2.

Link to the Plain Language Summary: bit.ly/1H4samt

Low quality evidence (GRADE)


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Sarah's work as a Knowledge Broker at Cochrane UK focuses on disseminating Cochrane evidence through social media, including Evidently Cochrane blogs, blogshots and the ‘Evidence for Everyday’ series for nurses, midwives, allied health professionals and patients. A former registered general nurse, Sarah has a particular interest making evidence accessible and useful to practitioners and to others making decisions about health. Before joining Cochrane, Sarah also worked on systematic reviews for the University of Oxford and the Royal College of Nursing Institute, and obtained degrees in History from the University of Oxford and in the history of women’s health and illness in early modern England (MPhil., University of Reading).

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