Symptoms of Venous Thromboembolism
- Leg swelling (Edema)
- Leg pain or tenderness
- Skin that feels warm to the touch
- Shortness of breath
- Chest pain
- Coughing up blood
- Redness of skin
Venous Thromboembolism Risk Factors
- Immobility/confinement to bed
- Injury to vein/surgery
- Certain Medications
- Chronic medical conditions such as heart and lung disease, cancer, and Inflammatory Bowel Disease
- Family History
- Increased Estrogen Level
Home PT/INR Testing
Treatment Type 1If you are taking blood thinners to avoid clotting, weekly PT/INR self-testing could reduce the risk of your blood clotting by providing reliable, real-time results from home. The mdINR program allows you to check your PT/INR levels at home rather than going to your practitioner's office or a lab. mdINR supplies everything you need for easy self-testing, including: a portable testing device, testing supplies, one-on-one training to help you accurately test your PT/INR value, and highly qualified compassionate clinical specialists who are available 24/7 to answer questions and help you succeed in your treatment.
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Devices We Provide Include:
This portable PT/INR monitor is the only system that uses direct mechanical clot detection for unmatched clinical performance. State-of-the-art features include WiFi, Bluetooth®, Near Field Communication (NFC), and a color touchscreen.
This handheld, easy-to-use device displays INR results quickly and accurately. Features 2-button operation, auto on/off, and large display screen. Built-in quality control automatically checks every strip.
Additional Lincare Services
Lincare Pharmacy Services delivers your medications straight to your home when you need them.
Lincare's HeartSteps program is designed to aid you and your practitioner’s effective management of congestive heart failure (CHF).
For residents with chronic breathing disorders, our long-term care services may help them achieve a higher health-related quality of life.