Which activity modifications are used in the treatment of venous thromboembolism (VTE)?

Updated: Nov 05, 2020
  • Author: Vera A De Palo, MD, MBA, FCCP; Chief Editor: Vinod K Panchbhavi, MD, FACS  more...
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Activity in patients with thromboembolism should be limited until anticoagulation has been achieved and the patient is on oral anticoagulant medication. Patients on oral warfarin therapy should avoid activities that could cause trauma.


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