Deep Vein Thrombosis Awareness Campaign
To Raise The Public's Awareness of D.V.T
Glossary
Other Websites
Other Websites
Other Websites

  • Act Club - A site dedicated to the use of Active Compression Therapy for the prevention of DVT. The site is aimed at healthcare professionals.

            www.act-club.info

  • NHS Direct Health Encyclopaedia - Has an article on DVT which includes an introduction, Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention

             www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk

  • Prodigy Guidance - Has an array of article on DVT from an explanation to prevention when travelling. Please be aware this is written with the Health professional in mind.

             www.prodigy.nhs.uk

  • Department of Health - Good article on Travel related DVT and a scientific paper by Jeremy Grimshaw: Prevention of deep vein thrombosis: A feasibility study for a randomised trial of three different strategies to implement evidence based guidelines.

             www.dh.gov.uk

  • World Health Organisation - Interesting article titled:- Travel by Air - Health considerations,

             www.who.int

  • Committee on Safety of Medicines of the MHRA - Has an interesting article on DVT and Oral contraceptives.

              www.mhra.gov.uk

  • The British Committee for Standards in Haematology (BCSH) - Has some very good guidelines, but is written for the Haemotologist, so requires some knowledge of scientific papers.

              www.bcshguidelines.com

  • The Circulation Foundation - Charity arm of the Vascular Society - Has patient leaflets on DVT.

             www.circulationfoundation.org.uk

  • Clot UK - Clot Stands for Clinical Leaders Of Thrombosis and is an anti-coagulation and deep vein thrombosis special interest group for health care professionals in the UK.

             www.clotuk.com

  • CoaguChek® - Has details of the Coagucheck self testing INR system for long term Warfarin users.

             www.coaguchek.com/uk

  • DVT Forum - A forum set up for DVT suffers to share thier experiences and advice with each other.

            www.robprince.net/dvt/forum.asp?action=start

  • stop DVT.ORG Charity to increase awareness and action against Deep Vein Thrombosis & Its Complications, Dedicated to prevent DVT ( Deep Vein Thrombosis -Clots in Legs) , PE ( Pulmonary Embolism - Clots in Legs) VTE ( Venous Thromboembolism - Clots in Veins)

            http://stopdvt.org/links.aspx