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Hospital discharge advice. Nurse talking to a patient before he is discharged from hospital. She is advising him on the prevention of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a possible complication for patients following surgery. Precautions include wearing elasticated DVT stockings that compress the foot and leg, helping the veins circulate blood and preventing clots.
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