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Preventing blood clots: While you are in the hospital  
Abstract:  This handout explains what your healthcare providers at University of Washington Medical Center will do to keep you from getting a blood clot while you are in the hospital. It describes deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and explains blood-thinning medicines (anticoagulants), sequential compression devices (SCDs), and the importance of walking and exercise.
Author: Patient Care Services
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2015, August 1, 2017
UWMC Availability:  Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services; Patient Care Services
General Topics:  Hospital Stay; Cardiovascular Disorders; About UWMC
Specific Subject(s):  Blood Coagulation Disorders
Language(s):  English; Spanish
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Unknown
Cost: Unknown
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Health Online Citation #4387

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