Canterbury DHB


February 2011

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Reviewed - minor changes.

Peter Ganly and Jenny Roberts

Prevention of Infection Pre-splenectomy and in Splenic Atrophy

Updated emergency antibiotics recommendations.

Ruth Spearing

Surgical DVT Prophylaxis

Information added about new anti-coagulants.

Mark Smith

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