For Patients

Prevention of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism

Preparing for hospitalization?   How to protect yourself from blood clots - from Clot Connect

Preventing blood clots after hip and knee replacement surgery or broken hip - excellent patient guide from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) for those considering orthopedic surgery

DVT prevention in hip and knee replacement - from Clot Connect

A Patient's Guide to Perioperative Antithrombotic Therapy: How Your Blood-Thinning Medications Are Managed Before and After Surgery: This document from the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)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.

Prevention of blood clots during pregnancy -  summary from Clot Connect of recommendations from the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology

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.

Aspirin:  Does it prevent DVT or PE?   - from Clot Connect