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.
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
Activity author Dr Nonye Agomo GP Borehamwood United Kingdom
Test author Dr Roopa Jaiswal GP London United Kingdom
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.
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