MEDICINE COVID / THROMBOSIS

Associated Clinical Pathways

There are no pathways associated with this tele-advice service at this time.

Please note: eReferral Advice is not available for this specialty

How to request Thrombosis tele-advice

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., excluding statutory holidays.

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Tele-advice can also be requested by calling 403.910.2551 or toll-free at 1.844.962.5465. Please have the patient's Personal Health Number at hand for all tele-advice enquiries.


What can I enquire about?

  • Confirmed or suspected Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and/or Pulmonary Embolism (PE):
  • • Advice on diagnostic tests
  • • Advice on general management
  • • Advice on therapeutics
  • Other clinical questions related to a patient’s DVT and or PE thrombophilia testing:
  • • In most situations’ thrombophilia testing as per Canadian Guidelines is NOT indicated
  • • Because the testing is expensive and rarely changes management decisions it needs to be approved by a thrombosis physician
  • If you would like to discuss whether your patient may have a role for testing, please don’t hesitate to call Questions or concerns regarding need for thromboprophylaxis with surgery or illness

More details

This service will not answer questions regarding anticoagulation in atrial fibrillation or questions regarding arterial thrombosis.

To request this service by phone, call 403-910-2551 and press 2, 9

Physician Resources

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Contact us

If you have a question, comment or technical issue, please call 403.910.2551 Ext 0, or email specialistlink@calgaryareapcns.ca.