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Thrombosis
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 6043427, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/6043427
Research Article

The Incidence of Peripheral Catheter-Related Thrombosis in Surgical Patients

1James Cook University, School of Medicine and Dentistry, 4740 Mackay, QLD, Australia
2Mackay Base Hospital, Mackay, QLD 4650, Australia
3Mater Health Services, Corner of Raymond Terrace and Stanley Street, South Brisbane, QLD 4101, Australia

Received 3 October 2015; Accepted 16 December 2015

Academic Editor: Domenico Prisco

Copyright © 2016 Amy Leung et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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