Search results for "Anticoagulation"

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Exotic travel trend poses new challenges for hospitalists

But knowing malaria can have a prolonged incubation period and cause sepsis with DIC [disseminated intravascular anticoagulation] can prompt you to do more pertinent testing,” Dr. ... Acetaminophen is usually recommended for managing the fever, but
February 2008

HCAP guidelines, CPR survival, and more

Direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) and warfarin carried similar risks of death and major bleeding in the first 90 days of venous thromboembolism (VTE) treatment, a recent multicenter study found. ... as a treatment option for patients with venous
April 2018

Thrombolytic therapy effective, underused in unstable patients with acute PE

with pulmonary embolism who face an approximately 50% mortality with standard anticoagulant therapy without vena cava filters.”.
May 2012

Confusing Maalox product to be renamed

medications, including oral antidiabetic drugs, anticoagulants, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and other anti-inflammatory drugs, an FDA press release said.
February 2010

Obscure gastrointestinal bleeding: How to find, and treat, the source

Leighton said. “Obviously, you want to get patients off anticoagulants, antiplatelets and NSAIDs if you can.”.
December 2007

Antiplatelet, anticoagulation meds raise bleeding risk with cardiac device implantation

A significant bleeding complication was defined as a need for pocket exploration or blood transfusion, hematoma requiring pressure dressing or change in anticoagulation therapy, or prolonged hospitalization. ... 4.3%; P <.001) and those who got no
May 2010

Aspirin appears to reduce recurrence of VTE after stopping anticoagulants

Aspirin reduced the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) recurrence with no apparent increase in major bleeding in patients who had an initial unprovoked VTE and had discontinued anticoagulant treatment, a study ... found. Aspirin reduced the risk of
June 2012

New oral anticoagulants compared for stroke prevention in afib

Apixaban, rivaroxaban and dabigatran appeared to have similar efficacy for secondary stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation, according to a new analysis.
November 2012

Systematic review compares new and old anticoagulation options for acute VTE

The benefits and risks of 8 different anticoagulation strategies for patients with venous thromboembolism (VTE), including heparin and new oral anticoagulants, were compared in a large new analysis. ... evidence on using new oral anticoagulants for acute
September 2014

Prophylactic anticoagulation associated with better all-cause mortality vs. mechanical devices for VTE prevention in critically ill

30, 3010. 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
April 2014

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