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Influence of bedrest or ambulation in the clinical treatment of acute deep vein thrombosis on patient outcomes: a review and synthesis of the literature
Medsurg nursing
  • V. Gay
  • R. Hamilton
  • S. Heiskell
  • Amy E.T. Sparks, University of Iowa
Document Type
Article
Peer Reviewed
1
Publication Date
9-1-2009
NLM Title Abbreviation
Medsurg Nurs
PubMed ID
19927966
Abstract
A thorough review of current and classic literature was completed to distinguish the influence of bedrest or ambulation on patient treatment outcomes with confirmed deep vein thrombosis.
Keywords
  • Anticoagulants/therapeutic use,
  • Bed Rest/adverse effects/standards/utilization,
  • Benchmarking,
  • Early Ambulation/adverse effects/standards/utilization,
  • Evidence-Based Practice,
  • Humans,
  • Patient Selection,
  • Physician's Practice Patterns,
  • Research Design,
  • Stockings,
  • Compression,
  • Treatment Outcome,
  • United States/epidemiology,
  • Venous Thrombosis/diagnosis/epidemiology/therapy
Published Article/Book Citation
Medsurg nursing, 18:5 (2009) pp.293-299.
Citation Information
V. Gay, R. Hamilton, S. Heiskell and Amy E.T. Sparks. "Influence of bedrest or ambulation in the clinical treatment of acute deep vein thrombosis on patient outcomes: a review and synthesis of the literature" Medsurg nursing Vol. 18 Iss. 5 (2009) p. 293 - 299 ISSN: 1092-0811
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/amy_sparks/58/