Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

Resource Properties

Abstract:

This six-page handout educates people about deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, a blood clot that forms in a vein deep in the body, mostly occurring in the lower leg or thigh. It identifies risk factors for DVT and describes signs and symptoms, listing those symptoms for which a doctor should be called immediately, and those for which to call 911. The document discusses treatment of DVT with blood thinning medicine, and offers recommendations for prevention of DVT, including leg and arm exercises and wearing support stockings.

Unless otherwise stated, users may print or download this health information resource from www.healthinfotranslations.org for personal, non-commercial use only. All images, logos, trademarks and all other applicable elements are copyright of their respective owners: the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Mount Carmel Health System, OhioHealth, and Nationwide Children's Hospital.

Author(s):
Health Information Translations
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
Company review
A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
Country:
N/A
Population:
N/A
Keywords:
Arm, Leg, Stockings, compression, Thigh, Thrombosis, Venous thrombosis
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
11/1/2011
Reviewed By:
Author/Agency

Access Resource

Language
Document
Video
Audio
English / Arabic
Document: Open (PDF, 276.50 KB)
Video:
Audio:
English / Bosnian
Document: Open (PDF, 335.64 KB)
Video:
Audio:
English / French
Document: Open (PDF, 319.90 KB)
Video:
Audio:
English / Russian
Document: Open (PDF, 386.40 KB)
Video:
Audio:
English / Somali
Document: Open (PDF, 334.59 KB)
Video:
Audio: