Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

What is a DVT?  This is a clot (thrombosis) which forms in the deep veins in your body, usually in your legs.

What causes a DVT?  Blood clots from when blood cells stick togther.  This is a natural process that makes sures the blood flow will stop if you cut yourself.  If a clot forms in the deep veins of the leg, a DVT occurs.

A collection of information has been prepared for our community.  Please click the links below to access these documents.

1.  Patient information pamplet

2.  GP DVT Diagnostic Pathway Assessment and Ultrasound Referral Form

3.  Notes for GP DVT Diagnostic Pathway

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Janet Arnet