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How to Prevent Blood Clots (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

While in the hospital, there is a chance you could get a blood clot. This factsheet explains the medical term for blood clot (venous thrombo-embolism or VTE), what causes them, what to watch for, and how they are prevented. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
Body Location:
  • Blood, Heart and Circulation
Diagnosis and Therapy:
  • Prevention and Wellness
Disorders and Conditions:
  • Heart Diseases
  • Clots,
  • DVT,
  • Blood,
  • Anticoagulant,
  • Thrombosis,
  • Clot,
  • Emboli,
  • Embolism,
  • Pulmonary,
  • Thrombi
  • All
  • Medicine
Revision Date:
March 15, 2019
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