Search results for "Anticoagulation"

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Table 8-2 Recommendations for Duration of Anticoagulation Condition

Table 3. Recommendations for prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism. Indication Recommendation. Medically ill UFH, LMWH, or fondaparinux General surgery UFH or LMWH Neurosurgery IPC or LMWH Cardiovascular surgery UFH or LMWH Cancer surgery LMWH or
January 2017

Journal watch: Recent studies of note

early invasive strategy, rapid transitions to catheterization lab, procedural anticoagulation and in conjunction with fibrinolytic therapy for patients with STEMI. ... Promising drugs in the pipeline include novel anticoagulants that inhibit propagation
November 2009

MKSAP quiz on end-of-life care

In addition, patients require antithrombin therapy with either unfractionated heparin or low-molecular-weight heparin and high-dose statin therapy. ... antithrombin therapy with either unfractionated heparin or low-molecular-weight heparin.
December 2013

MKSAP quiz on delirium

Her pain is managed with a patient-controlled intravenous analgesia pump. She undergoes closed reduction of her dislocated hip the following day, with temporary interruption of her anticoagulation. ... The interruption of this patient's anticoagulation
June 2013

Updated guideline issued on antithrombotic therapy for VTE

The American College of Chest Physicians issued an updated guideline last week on antithrombotic therapy for venous thromboembolism (VTE), covering topics such as use of direct-acting oral anticoagulants and outpatient ... a vitamin K antagonist as
January 2016

In the News

Median duration of anticoagulation therapy after DVT was similar in the 2 groups, and type of anticoagulation used also didn't differ between groups. ... The convenience and reduced risks of oral anticoagulants are encouraging a shift toward initiating
March 2014

Recent Research

Researchers recently developed a new biomarker-based bleeding risk score for patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) to help decision making about oral anticoagulation. ... The ABC-bleeding score should therefore “be useful as decision support regarding
September 2016

Additional heart rhythm monitoring may help detect afib after cryptogenic stroke

Fifty-two of 280 patients (18.6%) in the intervention group had been prescribed anticoagulant therapy by 90 days versus 31 of 279 patients (11.1%) in the control group (absolute ... At the least, patients should be followed closely in order to detect
July 2014

Caring for cancer patients

Pfeifer. “Too often hospitalists have been afraid to even broach the subject of anticoagulation if the patient has had surgery because we're afraid the surgeon won't want to do
February 2013

Continuing warfarin safer than bridging before catheter ablation

They noted that the newer oral anticoagulants were not assessed in this trial and called for future research to compare the new drugs to warfarin, particularly in patients with nonparoxysmal atrial
April 2014

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