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(Homans sign)
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  • Survey of methods used to determine if a patient has a deep vein thrombosis: An exploratory research report. [Journal Article]
    Physiother Theory Pract 2017; 33(9):733-742Heick JD, Farris JW
  • CONCLUSIONS: The response rate was 22.4% and therefore may not fully represent the population of physical therapy clinical instructors in the United States.Results from this exploratory survey indicated that approximately two-thirds of physical therapy clinical instructors used outdated DVT/VTE screening methods that they were taught in their entry-level education and nearly two-thirds did not identify the major risk factors associated with DVT/VTE. These results suggest that change is necessary in physical therapy education, clinical practice, and continuing professional development to ensure a more evidenced-based identification of DVT and VTE.
  • The Homans family in American surgery. [Historical Article]
    Ann Surg 2015; 261(2):416-20Barshes NR, Belkin M
  • Within the Homans family is a display of duty to country and service to humanity that is as old as our country, and the contributions of this American family should not go unappreciated. In addition to the Homans' sign, 5 generations of John Homans have contributed much to our current understanding and practice of surgery. Herein we briefly outline the contributions that the Homans family has mad…
  • Cases from the Osler Medical Service at Johns Hopkins University. [Case Reports]
    Am J Med 2002; 112(7):575-6Putman S
  • A 73-year-old man who had been receiving chronic anticoagulation treatment with warfarin for multiple prior strokes presented to the hospital because of several weeks of pain in his right calf. He also complained of several months of anorexia and weight loss of 20 lbs. On physical examination, he was thin and showed signs of temporal wasting. There was minimal pitting edema in the right leg, with…
  • Deep vein thrombosis after total knee arthroplasty. [Journal Article]
    J Formos Med Assoc 2000; 99(11):848-53Wang CJ, Wang JW, … Cheng SM
  • CONCLUSIONS: The incidence of DVT after TKA in this southern Taiwanese cohort was similar to that in Western populations, and higher than is commonly assumed by clinicians at this facility. However, the rate of proximal thrombosis and pulmonary embolism was much lower than in previous studies from Western populations. The majority of cases of DVT involved the veins in the calf; approximately 70% of patients were symptomatic and required treatment.
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