CC BY 4.0 · TH Open 2020; 04(04): e303-e304
DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1718884
Letter to the Editor

Frequently Asked Questions about Thrombosis during COVID-19 Pandemic

Lolita Golemi
1  Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois, United States
Peter Hanson
2  NorthShore University HealthSystem, Evanston, Illinois, United States
Alfonso Tafur
3  Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Evanston, Illinois, United States
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The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and the “shelter-in-place” orders have placed a significant strain on patients and providers. We believe that patient education is crucial during these times, so together with their health care providers, the patients can make the best decisions in regard to their health. Anchored on a patient-perspective, we summarize frequently asked questions illustrating a growing thrombosis concern.

Publication History

Received: 02 July 2020

Accepted: 14 September 2020

Publication Date:
20 October 2020 (online)

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