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.
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.
Coalition Formed to Raise Awareness of DVT
Article describing the goals of the Council for Leadership on Thrombosis Awareness and Management. [Requires free registration]
Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism
Canadian Medical Association journal article describing how these blood clots are diagnosed.
Four Corners Online: Economy Class Syndrome
Archive of a 2001 discussion prompted by a young British woman's death following a vacation in Australia.
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.
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.
NHS Choices: Thrombosis
Provides details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
Article by Craig Feied, MD, detailing the background, diagnosis, and treatment of pulmonary embolism.
Severe Pulmonary Embolism Associated with Air Travel
Article from the New England Journal of Medicine. [Free registration required to read full article]
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.
The National Alliance for Thrombosis and Thrombophilia (NATT)
Includes organization background, events, and links to further information.
The Whiteley Clinic
Information about economy class syndrome and deep vein thrombosis (DVT) including precautions for air travel.
Information center for physicians and patients. Includes an overview, knowing the risk, current treatments, new approaches and resources.
Thrombosis Research Institute
A multidisciplinary organization concerned with the interrelated problems of thrombosis and atherosclerosis. Provides articles for professionals and consumers.
From Dr. P. C. Malone, offering research papers, articles, and DVT information.
Yahoo! Groups: Thrombosis
Discussion mailing list for sufferers of deep vein thromboses, pulmonary emboli, and other vascular disorders.
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.