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.
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.
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.
CBC News: The Perils of Travellers' Thrombosis
Background on the cause, symptoms, and treatment of Economy Class Syndrome with links to related news stories.
From 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.
Features their Best Practices: Preventing Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism manual in HTML and PDF formats plus information about the treatment of thrombosis.
Economy Class Syndrome
Features description of risks and symptoms, prevention tips, information about compression hosiery, and links to related articles.
eMedicine Health: Blood Clot in the Legs
Provides information on causes, symptoms, and treatment of deep venous thrombosis.
eMedicine Health: Phlebitis
Provides information on the causes, symptoms, and treatment of phlebitis.
eMedicine Health: Pulmonary Embolism
Provides information on the causes, symptoms, and treatment of pulmonary embolism.
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.
Lower Extremity Venous Anatomy and the Use of Ultrasound for Detecting and Diagnosing Thrombus
Article describing how ultrasound is used to diagnose DVTs in the lower extremities.
The National Alliance for Thrombosis and Thrombophilia (NATT)
Includes organization background, events, and links to further information.
New England Journal of Medicine: Thromboembolism
Collection of articles covering topics such as embolic complications and thrombolytic therapies. Includes research articles, case reports, reviews, and editorial commentary. [Paid registration required to view some recent content]
The Sol Sherry Thrombosis Research Center
Features center information, staff biographies, list of seminars offered, and links to resources.
Thrombosis Crisis in Hospital Medicine
Free continuing medical education symposia from American Health Consultants on acute thrombosis management in emergency medicine.
Thrombosis Interest Group of Canada
Detailed information on blood clots. Explanations and treatment options.
Thrombosis Research Institute
A multidisciplinary organization concerned with the interrelated problems of thrombosis and atherosclerosis. Provides articles for professionals and consumers.
Tim Hentzel's Deep Vein Thrombosis
Essay and weblog describing one man's experience with DVT.
From Dr. P. C. Malone, offering research papers, articles, and DVT information.
The Whiteley Clinic
Information about economy class syndrome and deep vein thrombosis (DVT) including precautions for air travel.
Yahoo! Groups: Thrombosis
Discussion mailing list for sufferers of deep vein thromboses, pulmonary emboli, and other vascular disorders.
Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism
Canadian Medical Association journal article describing how these blood clots are diagnosed.
Article by Craig Feied, MD, detailing the background, diagnosis, and treatment of pulmonary embolism.
Coalition Formed to Raise Awareness of DVT
Article describing the goals of the Council for Leadership on Thrombosis Awareness and Management. [Requires free registration]
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.
Severe Pulmonary Embolism Associated with Air Travel
Article from the New England Journal of Medicine. [Free registration required to read full article]
The Thrombophilias: Well-Defined Risk Factors with Uncertain Therapeutic Implication
Annals of Internal Medicine article.
Four Corners Online: Economy Class Syndrome
Archive of a 2001 discussion prompted by a young British woman's death following a vacation in Australia.
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