Medical management for NSTEMI includes aspirin, β-blockers, nitrates, and anticoagulants. Recent randomized trials have shown that full-dose low-molecular-weight heparin is more effective than full-dose unfractionated heparin ... The advantages of
30, 2010. Patients were assigned to prophylactic anticoagulation, mechanical devices, both, or neither, based on clinical judgment. ... Researchers compared outcomes for those on prophylactic anticoagulation versus mechanical devices in a separate paired
neurologic assessment (“neuro check”) at least every four hours;. aspirin, antiplatelet, or anticoagulant therapy (unless a contraindication is documented) and.
The risk of bleeding is lower with aspirin compared to anticoagulants after hip fracture surgery, but the risk of deep venous thrombosis (DVT) may be higher with aspirin, a recent analysis ... Results were published in the September Journal of Hospital
2012. The patients were randomized to retrievable inferior vena cava filter implantation plus anticoagulation (n=200) or anticoagulation alone (n=199) and were followed for 6 months. ... Patients with a contraindication to anticoagulation therapy and
The findings in patients with intracerebral hemorrhage suggest that non–vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants may be better than warfarin for patients requiring an anticoagulant with or without concomitant antiplatelet therapy, ... To the authors'
methods of stroke prevention, adjusted-dose oral vitamin K antagonist (VKA) therapy, and management of bleeding on oral anticoagulation, among other topics. ... When oral anticoagulation is recommended or suggested, the guidelines suggest using a novel
N Engl J Med. 2015;373:929-38. [PMID: 26332547]. ). Anticoagulation must be started and continued if a left ventricular thrombus is detected.
Apixaban linked to lower risk of serious bleeding compared to warfarin in patients with or without afib
A recent comparison of anticoagulants in a real-world population found apixaban to be the safest drug, with reduced risks of major, intracranial, and gastrointestinal bleeding compared to warfarin. ... Using data from two U.K. primary care databases,
The risk of ischemic stroke was highest during the first four weeks after an infective endocarditis diagnosis, and it was lower in patients on anticoagulation, according to the Danish registry study. ... The results might call for longer follow-up after