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My son has a dvt, and the hospital applied a compression boot

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My son has a dvt, and the hospital applied a compression boot to that leg. I am a nurse and I do not think this is protocol. Do you?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Abid replied 1 year ago.
Hi there ...In case of DVT , this protocol is not mentioned in Guidelines to manage DVT .Good anticoagulation is indicated according to location of DVT .So you are right this is not in the protocol of DVT .Regards ***** ***** luck .Please leave positive feedback for me .Thanks .