NUR-631-D11Q2R2 Minimum of 350 words with at least 2 peer review reference in 6th edition apa style.  Mayra mentioned pregnancy as a condition that predisposes to clots. What mechanisms are involved at putting these patients more at risk? They are at more risk for DVTs but also for PEs. It is important to be cognizant of the reasons so you can help your patients be proactive and decrease their risks. How would you explain these risks to a pregnant patient and her family?  Purchase this Tutorial.