antiembolism

antiembolism

(ant?i-em'bo-lizm) [ anti- + embolism]
Preventing or inhibiting thrombus. The correct term is “antithrombotic.”
See: antithrombotic
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Contract award: Antiembolism Stockings, Compression Devices & Pumps & Lymphoedema Products.
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The nurse also recognized that the patient was at risk for deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and continued the use of antiembolism stockings and external sequential compression devices.
14) Prophylaxis scoring systems for surgical patients have been also proposed, (15) and according to this classification mechanism, all patients having cesarean section should be treated with sequential compression devices or antiembolism stockings.
Core Products International has added antiembolism stockings to its line of compression support hosiery for men and women.
The antiembolism stockings, along with Core Products' other compression support hosiery, are designed to provide support for tired, aching and swollen legs, chronic leg disorders, and mild varicosities.
Why don't we use antiembolism stockings or pneumatic compression for our postop cesarean patients?
Pneumatic antiembolism stockings, with or without the addition of thromboembolism deterrence stockings, were used as the sole form of prophylaxis after brain tumor surgery by 131 (76.