5 Patient Safety Actions You Can Take For Blood Clot Awareness Month

In honor of Blood Clot Awareness Month 2022, here are 5 patient safety actions you can take to help save a life:

#1 – Know Your Risks of Getting Blood Clots

According to the CDC:

  • As many as 100,000 people die of blood clots each year.
  • PE is a leading cause of death in a woman during pregnancy or just after having a baby.
  • Sudden death – 1 of 4 people who have a PE die without warning.
  • Blood clots are a leading cause of death in people with cancer after the cancer itself.

To read the complete article, please go to the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety blog.

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