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  • Airhealth.org - Provides information about Economy Class Syndrome and offers DVT prevention tips for pilots and passengers, treatment information, research, and a review of how well various airlines inform their passengers of the risks of blood clots from air travel.
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  • The Australasian Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis - Represents clinicians and scientists committed to promoting and fostering knowledge relating to haemostasis. Includes mission, meeting minutes, newsletters, membership information, members-only discussion board, and related links.
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  • British Society for Haemostasis and Thrombosis - Dedicated to the advancement of public education and the promotion of those branches of medical science concerned with haemostasis and thrombosis. Features history, membership information, bursaries, news, and meeting schedule.
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  • Coalition to Prevent Deep-Vein Thrombosis - A coalition of health organizations committed to educating the public and health care community about DVT. Includes disease signs and symptoms, patient stories, a risk assessment tool, press materials, and resources. By Sanofi-aventis U.S.
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  • DVT.net - From Sanofi-Aventis Pharmaceuticals. Information on the causes, symptoms, and treatments of deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and stroke. Includes free membership area with health tips and tools.
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  • eMedicine Health: Blood Clot in the Legs - Provides information on causes, symptoms, and treatment of deep venous thrombosis.
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  • eMedicine Health: Phlebitis - Provides information on the causes, symptoms, and treatment of phlebitis.
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  • eMedicine Health: Pulmonary Embolism - Provides information on the causes, symptoms, and treatment of pulmonary embolism.
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  • Investigators Against ThromboEmbolism (INATE) - Information about the prevention and treatment of venous thromboembolism. Includes information for patients and a restricted area for registered health care providers only.
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  • The National Alliance for Thrombosis and Thrombophilia (NATT) - Includes organization background, events, and links to further information.
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  • NHS Choices: Pulmonary Embolism - Provides information on this blockage in one of the blood vessels in the lungs. Includes details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
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  • NHS Choices: Thrombosis - Provides details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
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  • Pulmonary Embolism - Article by Craig Feied, MD, detailing the background, diagnosis, and treatment of pulmonary embolism.
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  • Thrombosis Adviser - Information center for physicians and patients. Includes an overview, knowing the risk, current treatments, new approaches and resources.
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  • Thrombosis Interest Group of Canada - Detailed information on blood clots. Explanations and treatment options.
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  • Thrombosis Research Institute - A multidisciplinary organization concerned with the interrelated problems of thrombosis and atherosclerosis. Provides articles for professionals and consumers.
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  • The Whiteley Clinic - Information about economy class syndrome and deep vein thrombosis (DVT) including precautions for air travel.
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  • Yahoo! Groups: Thrombosis - Discussion mailing list for sufferers of deep vein thromboses, pulmonary emboli, and other vascular disorders.
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  • Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism - Canadian Medical Association journal article describing how these blood clots are diagnosed. (January 21, 2003)
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  • Coalition Formed to Raise Awareness of DVT - Article describing the goals of the Council for Leadership on Thrombosis Awareness and Management. [Requires free registration] (February 21, 2002)
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  • Medical Experts Unite to Raise Awareness of Risk, Threat of Blood Clots - Council for Leadership on Thrombosis Awareness and Management formed to advance prevention and treatment of thrombosis. Includes disease description and council's education plans. (February 14, 2002)
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  • Severe Pulmonary Embolism Associated with Air Travel - Article from the New England Journal of Medicine. [Free registration required to read full article] (September 13, 2001)
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  • Four Corners Online: Economy Class Syndrome - Archive of a 2001 discussion prompted by a young British woman's death following a vacation in Australia. (July 17, 2001)
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