Deep Vein Thrombosis

Goals and Objectives

Demonstrate proper patient positioning

Identify the anatomy of deep veins in the lower extremity

  • Sapheno-Femoral junction and associated artery
  • Branching of the deep and superficial femoral vein and artery
  • Popliteal vein and artery

Demonstrate proper compression technique to assess for thrombosis

Required Reading

Optional Reading for the hungry learners