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Nursing care plan thrombophlebitis

DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS (INCLUDING PULMONARY EMBOLI CONSIDERATIONS) I. Pathophysiology: Related to three factors known as the Virchow triad—stasis of blood flow, vessel wall injury, and alterations in the clotting mechanism. a. Mechanical (e.g., trauma, surgery) or physiological (e.g., hypertension, phlebitis) … Continue reading

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Nursing care plan ncp dvt deep vein thrombosis

Deep Vein Thrombosis Venous thrombosis occurs when a thrombus forms in a superficial or deep vein. This condition is often called thrombophlebitis because of the associated inflammation in the involved vessel wall. The predisposing factors for venous thrombus formation are … Continue reading

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