Essays Tagged: "Deep vein thrombosis"

Pathophysiology Deep Vein Thrombosis and Airline Travel - The Deadly Duo

ABSTRACT:A number of deaths from pulmonary embolism caused by deep veinthrombosis (DVT) have been attributed to long distance airplane travel. Althoughairplane tr ... ravity. To assist in maintaining an adequate blood flow in veins, the main leg veins are positioned deep inside the leg muscles and contain a series of valves. With the help of leg muscle movements, t ... the heart while preventing the back flow of blood in the lower legs. The blood flowing through the deepest veins in the calf or thigh flows relatively slowly. Inactivity complicates this slow flow be ...

(5 pages) 45 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

IMS - Hospital Information Support System (HISS)

o the UK, he went to his doctor, who arranged for him to be admitted to hospital for checks against Deep Vein Thrombosis. In the UK, the hospital information support system (HISS) then comes into oper ...

(8 pages) 277 1 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A Literature Review: Sequential Compression Devices And Laparoscopic Gynaecological Surgical Patients In the Lithotomy Position.

tudies performed outside of lithotomy position, and those concentrating on the effect SCD's have on Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), and lymphoedema of the upper limbs. The effect SCD's have on prevention ... in the preoperative assessment and planning phase. Encouraging and educating the patient to perform deep breathing and passive leg exercises help to alleviate potential problems of surgery (Fuller and ...

(13 pages) 64 0 0.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


nee, hip, hands and lower back is very common in people with obesity. Obesity increases the risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), which is a condition where blood clots deep veins; mostly in the legs. S ...

(7 pages) 93 0 4.7 Jun/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


(3 pages) 4 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy