Thromboembolism

Alan Peaceman*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProtocols for High-Risk Pregnancies
Subtitle of host publicationAn Evidence-Based Approach
PublisherWiley Blackwell
Pages210-215
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9781405196505
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 9 2010

Keywords

  • Activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT)
  • Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) diagnosis - difficult to make clinically, in pregnancy
  • Diagnostic protocol for suspected deep venous thrombosis (DVT) - IPG, impedance plethysmography
  • Management of thromboembolism
  • Normal pregnancy, and increase in level or activity of blood clotting factors
  • Signs and symptoms suggestive of pulmonary embolism - shortness of breath, chest pain, tachypnea and tachycardia
  • Thromboembolism
  • Thromboembolism prevention
  • Thromboembolism, leading cause of obstetric morbidity and mortality
  • Treatment of acute thromboembolism

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

Cite this

Peaceman, A. (2010). Thromboembolism. In Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies: An Evidence-Based Approach (pp. 210-215). Wiley Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444323870.ch25