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Investigation programs needed for study of risks in use of pediatric anticoagulant drugs

March 27, 2015

The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis called for the development of pediatric investigative programs to study risks of anticoagulants in children and the establishment of a safety monitoring board for the development of new anticoagulant drugs for pediatric populations, according to a proposed guideline published in the Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis

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