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.