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Deep vein thrombosis tips for healthy living
  • Published Date:
    7/22/08
  • Language:
    English
Filetype[PDF - 175.30 KB]


Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • Series:
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities tip sheet series
  • Description:
    Tips to help prevent deep vein thrombosis (DVT)

    1. Move around as soon as possible after having been confined to bed, such as after surgery, illness, or injury.

    2. If you’re at risk for DVT, talk to your doctor about

    3. When sitting for long periods of time, such as when traveling for more than four hours

    4. Exercise regularly, maintain a healthy weight, and don’t smoke.

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