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Vascular PRN President Recognizes Deep Vein Thrombosis Awareness Month

March is Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) awareness month. Between 300,000 and 600,000 people in the U.S. are affected by DVT or pulmonary embolism (PE) each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Greg Grambor is president … Continue reading

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Breakthrough Technology: Deep Vein Thrombosis Prevention Now Portable

Tampa, FL — (SBWIRE) — 01/29/2014 — A remarkable new portable vascular compression system weighs only one pound and offers a 17-hour battery life. Typically, vascular compression devices applied to prevent deep vein thrombosis (DVT) are 10- to 15-pound calibrated … Continue reading

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Nursing Home Sued After Bed Sore Leads to Leg Amputation

Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) – The family of a man whose infected leg was amputated filed suit against his nursing home. John Eric Rush, 49, alleged that staff negligence led to an infected bed sore on his left heel. The … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Filed Over Negligence In DVT Prevention and Treatment

Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) October 10, 2012 – A lawsuit has been filed against an Illinois nursing home over negligence in the prevention and treatment of deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Carol Harrison, 63, was admitted to Maple Ridge Care … Continue reading

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How do you fill a prescription for “booties”?

The doc writes “compression booties” on the script. OH NO! What do you do? Where do you turn? Long Term Care facilities often struggle to fill a prescription for “booties”. Sometimes referred to as “scud boots”, (for Sequential Compression Device … Continue reading

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