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Upper extremity DVT

Upper extremity DVT

Format

Patient Case Study

Time to Complete

0.5 hours

Published

December 8, 2015

Updated

June 10, 2016
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Programme Description

Dr Nonye Agomo describes a case of upper extremity DVT, providing learning points for GPs on presenting symptoms, risk factors including IV infusions, treatment, complications and follow-up.

Educational Objectives

After reading this article, the healthcare professional will:
  • Be more aware of the presenting features and risk factors of upper extremity DVT
  • Have an understanding of the management of upper extremity DVT
  • Understand the prognosis in a patient with upper extremity DVT
  • Faculty

    Activity author
    Dr Nonye Agomo

    GP

    Borehamwood
    
United Kingdom



    Test author
    Dr Roopa Jaiswal
    GP
    London
    United Kingdom

    INSTRUCTIONS

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (0.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time. This activity is offered at no cost.

    SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required
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