100 Questions & Answers About Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, May 2, 2008 - Health & Fitness - 150 pages
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Nearly two million Americans are affected annually by deep vein thrombosis. Whether you're a newly diagnosed patient, or a loved one of someone suffering from this disease, this book offers help. The only text available to provide both the doctor's and patient's views, 100 Questions & Answers About Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions. Written by two prominent physicians , Drs. James and Ortel, with
 

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Contents

Diagnosis and Symptoms
11
Initial Treatment
29
LongTerm Treatment with Warfarin
41
Risk Factors
49
Pregnancy
63
Menstruation and Birth Control
71
Menopause and Hormone Therapy
77
Medical Problems
79
Travel
93
Activity Sports and Recreation
97
Complications
103
Prevention of Recurrent Clots
111
Family and Genetic Issues
115
Miscellaneous Topics
121
Glossary
131
Index
139

Surgery and Trauma
89

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