Sequential Compression Device (SCD)

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Physical Description: 
2. page handout
Description: 
Why it's important for hospitalized patients to use a Sequential Compression Device (SCD) to prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and Pulmonary Embolism (PE). Handout includes an illustration of a DVT and a picture of SCD.
Keywords: 
Blood clots, Sequential Compression Devices, SCDs,SCD's DVT prevention, Deep Vein Thrombosis, VTE prevention
Publication or Revision Year: 
2013
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No
Writing Team Contact: 
Crystal Curtis