Our familiarity and alertness to the signs and symptoms of COVID-19 can make residents and patients susceptible to misdiagnosis in cases where another ailment shares similar symptoms, such as blood clots.
Lana Castellucci, M.D., FRCPC, MSc
Lana Castellucci, M.D., FRCPC, MSc, is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa and a scientist at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute in Canada. She serves as a member of the World Thrombosis Day Steering Committee. Additionally, she sits on the Board of Directors of Thrombosis Canada, a national organization promoting patient education and improved outcomes for patients with venous thrombosis. She is an active member of the CanVECTOR (Canadian Venous Thromboembolism Clinical Trials and Outcomes Research) Network, and recipient of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada National New Investigator Award.