Venous thromboembolism
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Venous thromboembolism a nurse"s guide to prevention and management by Welch, Ellen Dr

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Published by Wiley-Blackwell in Chichester, West Sussex, U.K .
Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementEllen Welch ; with contribution from Lynda Bonner
ContributionsBonner, Lynda
LC ClassificationsRC694.3 .W45 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 254 p. :
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24419331M
ISBN 100470511893
ISBN 109780470511893
LC Control Number2009038801

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Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a term used to include the formation of a blood clot (a thrombus) in a vein which may dislodge from its site of origin to travel in the blood, a phenomenon called embolism. A thrombus most commonly occurs in the deep veins of the legs; this is called deep vein thrombosis. A dislodged thrombus that travels to the lungs is known as a pulmonary embolism. Handbook for Venous Thromboembolism [Gregory Piazza, Benjamin Hohlfelder, Samuel Z. Goldhaber] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book has been developed over numerous iterations within the Brigham and Women’s Hospital to provide Cited by: 2. Venous thromboembolism (VTE) refers to a blood clot that starts in a vein. It is the third leading vascular diagnosis after heart attack and stroke, affecting between , to , Americans each year. Deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, is a blood clot that forms in a vein deep in the body. Most deep vein clots occur in the lower leg or thigh. If the vein swells, the condition is called thrombophlebitis. A deep vein thrombosis can break loose and cause a serious problem in the lung, called a pulmonary embolism.