A Patient's Guide to Pulmonary Embolism: Answer the Questions That Matter (Paperback)

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An Insider's Guide to Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism ... Many of us think that deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism are rare conditions. However, they are both surprisingly common. Dr. Tanya Warwick gives you crucial education about what to expect if you or a loved one suffers deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism. As a survivor of pulmonary embolism, Dr. Warwick is able to provide a unique perspective from the viewpoints of both doctor and patient. She shares her story, as well as the basics of the disease, what to expect in the hospital, the medications and treatments that may be recommended, and what to expect during recovery. You'll also be given an overview of the controversies surrounding how best to treat pulmonary embolism. When confronted with a life-threatening situation, it can be difficult and stressful to sort out all the information you need. A Patient's Guide to Pulmonary Embolism is your best advocate and companion, giving you both medical expertise and the empathy that comes only from first-hand experience.

About the Author

Tanya C. Warwick, MD, is an Associate Clinical Professor of Neurology at University of California San Francisco/Fresno, and a survivor of multiple pulmonary emboli. In her spare time, she works with many charities, and is a glass artist in Fresno, California.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781478726425
ISBN-10: 1478726423
Publisher: Outskirts Press
Publication Date: June 24th, 2014
Pages: 68
Language: English