hi fellow texans quick question about dvt

  1. thanks for reading-- does it help at all to prevent PE by raising HOB this may be a silly question but i did not know if it could slow progress- i know it would help if it was in lungs with decreasing fluid accumulation.. anyways thanks again
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  3. by   wtbcrna
    I have not seen any research on the subject, but I would guess with patient having the HOB up all the time instead of at a position of comfort you could actually decrease the level of blood flow to the lower extremities and there by increase the chance of more DVTs.


    Quote from pfister03
    thanks for reading-- does it help at all to prevent PE by raising HOB this may be a silly question but i did not know if it could slow progress- i know it would help if it was in lungs with decreasing fluid accumulation.. anyways thanks again

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