American Physical Therapy Association
Physical therapists have a unique role in both prevention of venous thromboembolism (VTE) through the promotion of early mobility and physical activity and diagnosis through discovery of signs and symptoms of VTE. This Perspective updates clinicians on the latest information regarding pathophysiology of coagulopathy associated with COVID-19 and applies VTE clinical practice guidelines to COVID-19 in order to provide guidance on physical therapist management.
Lukaszewicz, Kathleen M.; Hillegass, Ellen; Puthoff, Michael; and MacPhedran, A. Kate, "Clinical Update for Physical Therapists: Coagulopathy and COVID-19" (2020). Physical Therapy Faculty Research and Publications. 179.
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