3. LMWH dosing. It has to be the minimal effective
dose. Sometimes an LMWH dose can be adjusted for body weight to avoid
overdosing. Furthermore, it is of primary importance to know the
differences in drug regimens between Europe and the United States: the
current American dosing practice is to administer 50% more than is
called for by the current European practice (eg, enoxaparin,
30 mg twice daily vs 40 mg once daily, respectively).