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  • Kathy Quinn

Nothing in life prepares us to navigate hospital care for the people we love.

CampaignZERO is out to change that.

Dangerous and deadly blood clots afflict more than 40,000[3] people every year.

Hospitalized patients are especially at risk because of long bed rest and little activity. They are also more likely to have had a recent heart attack, or given birth, or had some sort of injury to the lower body, which increase the risk of blood clotting.

If a blood clot travels to the lungs, it can cause a blockage — known as a pulmonary embolism (PE) or lung clot — a third of all lung clots cause death.

The good news is that blood clots are usually preventable: special elastic stockings, “pulsing boots” and medications to thin the blood are effective.

Bring CampaignZERO’s checklist with simple to-dos so you will know how to work with the nurses and doctors to help make sure your loved one doesn’t suffer a deadly clot.

Prevent Blood Clots
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