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This activity is additionally backed by an educational donation provided by Amgen. The Awards are shown in three types: Individual Award for Career Achievement:Individuals who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in enhancing healthcare quality and medication use. Group Practices, Health Systems, and Healthcare Corporations:This category recognizes a substantial scientific contribution and/or quality improvement task. Voluntary Health Agencies, non-profit Organizations, Associations, Government Organizations and Public/Private Partnerships:Organizations that have demonstrated approaches to assist patients and their caregivers in achieving better outcomes from their medicines.Pulmonary embolism developed in significantly fewer individuals assigned to receive dalteparin than in those assigned to receive unfractionated heparin . The two groups did not differ significantly with regards to the rates of other deep-vein thromboses or any venous thromboembolism . There was a tendency toward a lower price of the composite result of any venous thromboembolism or death for patients assigned to receive dalteparin than for those assigned to receive unfractionated heparin , but this difference was not significant . Catheter-related thrombosis happened in 44 sufferers assigned to get dalteparin and in 39 sufferers assigned to receive unfractionated heparin .