Preventing a Blood Clot in the Hospital - What you need to know

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2 page handout
Description: 
This handout describes steps patients can take to prevent DVT while they are hospitalized inluding: moving around, taking medication and using devices such as Sequential Compression Devices, SCDs. Has illustrations
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Blood clots, VTE prevention, Deep Vein Thrombosis, DVT prevention, Pulmonary Embolism, PE, Venous Thromboembolism, Pre-surgery, Pre-admission
Publication or Revision Year: 
2013
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No
Writing Team Contact: 
Amy Brant