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Precautions for Prevention of Deep Vein Thrombosis During Air Travel

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

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Description:

Long distance air travel may increase a person's risk for developing deep vein thrombosis with resultant embolic phenomena. The House of Lords (England) Select Committee on Science and Technology has published guidelines to reduce the risk of thrombosis during air travel.

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