Stroke Training and Awareness Resources (STARs)


17: Reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism

Further resources on this topic can be found in Intermittent Pneumatic Compression and this ICQ PDF.

The answers to all the test questions are contained within the module.

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Introduction

Module authors Module lead Prof Martin Dennis, Professor of Stroke Medicine, University of Edinburgh Critical readers Carol Williams, Division of...

Interventions which aim to reduce the risk

Testing your knowledge about interventions to reduce the risk of DVT after stroke ...

Intermittent Pneumatic Compression (IPC)

What does IPC comprise? Intermittently squeezes the legs which increases the flow of blood in the deep veins The CLOTS-3...

Conclusion

By completing the module you will now have a critical understanding of: The frequency of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in stroke...

Module test

This is the module test for Reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism. It is strongly recommended that you work through...

Further resources

Frequently asked Questions (FAQ) regarding use of Intermittent Pneumatic Compression (IPC) in stroke patients ...

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