For Patients

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and Pulmonary Embolism (PE)

Symptoms of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) - discussion of symptoms from the Clot Connect education blog

What is deep vein thrombosis? - information from the National Institutes of Health NIH; includes animations

Cómo Vivir con el Tromboembolismo Venoso y Prevenir Coágulos Sanguíneos - Alliance for Aging Research video

Deep vein thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism - information from the Centers for Disease Control CDC

How long to treat with anticoagulants (blood thinners) following DVT/PE - treatment discussion from the Clot Connect education blog

Venous clots - posts about a wide-range of venous clot related topics from the Clot Connect education blog

Post-thrombotic syndrome - in-depth information about this complication of DVT from the Clot Connect education blog

Sinus and cerebral vein thrombosis - detailed information about sinus and cerebral vein thrombosis from the Clot Connect education blog

 Aspirin - Does it Prevent DVT and PE? - from Clot Connect

Compression hose use after DVT/PE - from Clot Connect

What kind of doctor do you need after DVT/PE - from Clot Connect

Outrun danger:  how fit women get blood clots - from Fitness magazine

Online videos:

DVT and PE:  What Patients Need to Know (Clot Connect education webinar series)

A look at deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism (CDC website video)

Understanding blood clots (YouTube video)

Venous blood clots: signs and symptoms (YouTube video)

Diagnosing DVT (YouTube video)

Risk factors of DVT (YouTube video)

DVT risk factors and prevention (YouTube video)

 

Patient education guides from the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP): 

Venous Thromboembolism, Thrombophilia, Antithrombotic Therapy and Pregnancy
This document highlights some frequently asked questions regarding specific information on pregnant women at risk of or diagnosed with blood clots, along with specific information and associated therapies for their condition.

A Patient's Guide to Antithrombotic and Thrombolytic Therapy: This document highlights some frequently asked questions regarding general information on how blood clots develop, how they can be prevented, and how they are treated.

A Patient's Guide to Perioperative Antithrombotic Therapy: How Your Blood-Thinning Medications Are Managed Before and After Surgery: This document highlights some frequently asked questions regarding patients about to undergo surgery, as well as specific information regarding management of their blood clotting medications before and after surgery.

A Patient's Guide to Antithrombotic and Thrombolytic Therapy in Neonates and Children: This document highlights some frequently asked questions concerning blood clots and associated therapies specifically for neonates and children.