WORLD THROMBOSIS DAY - PUBLIC EVENT + NEWS COVERAGE
Two public/patient educational sessions were held at St. Paul's Hospital on Oct 9, 2019 with the aim of informing people of the risk factors and how to recognize the signs & symptoms of a blood clot. Dr. Anna Rahmani was also interviewed by various news outlet as part of the awareness campaign.
See links to local news coverage below:
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ST. PAUL’S THROMBOSIS CLINIC’S EXPANDED HOURS MEAN FASTER TREATMENT OF A SERIOUS CONDITION
Drs. Tony Wan and Anna Rahmani were featured in Providence Health Care’s The Daily Scan in March. The article profiles the Thrombosis Clinic at St. Paul’s Hospital, which recently expanded its operating times from three days to five.
TAKE CARE IN THE AIR: EXPERTS OFFER TIPS TO AVOID HEALTH RISKS OF FLYING
Three words strike fear into the hearts of air travellers: deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (when a blood clot gets lodged in an artery in the lung, blocking blood flow to part of the lung). Not to be confused with a digital video recording device, DVT is a serious medical condition that occurs when a blood clot (thrombus) forms in one or more of the deep veins in your body, usually in your legs. READ MORE
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