Search results for "Venous thromboembolism"

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MKSAP quiz on perioperative anticoagulation

In patients taking warfarin who have a low risk of thromboembolism, including those with a history of venous thromboembolism more than 12 months ago and those with atrial fibrillation with a ... Patients taking warfarin who are at high risk of
September 2014

Journal watch: recent studies of note

The authors concluded that risk assessment for prescribing anticoagulants in AF patients should incorporate risks for both thromboembolism and intracranial hemorrhage. ... Researchers performed a retrospective chart review at a single hospital in Memphis,
December 2009

Oral anticoagulants compared for risk of recurrent VTE, major bleeds

All oral anticoagulants and antiplatelet agents reduced recurrence of venous thromboembolism (VTE) compared with placebo, with aspirin reducing risk the least and vitamin K antagonists reducing it the most, a
September 2013

Journal Watch: Recent studies of note

65 years of age or older,. history of deep venous thrombosis (DVT) or PE,. ... Symptomatic venous thromboembolism occurred in 7 of 801 patients in the two-point group and in 9 of 763 patients in the whole-leg group.
December 2008

Experts deem IVC filter placement appropriate in half of VTE patients

Inferior vena cava filters were appropriately placed about half the time in acute venous thromboembolism patients, a community-based study has found. ... Researchers conducted a retrospective chart review of the medical records of patients from three
September 2010

Just don't do it

Feldman. Patients who have a venous thromboembolism are often given an array of tests, many of which are unlikely to affect their treatment but can cause negative consequences.
August 2013

Caring for the pregnant patient

Every hospitalist is likely to encounter a pregnant patient during his or her career and needs to be versed in the diagnosis and treatment of hypertension, preeclampsia, asthma, venous thromboembolism and ... These include hypertension, preeclampsia,
July 2009

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 ... The American College of Chest
January 2016

Unfractionated heparin may be underprescribed in obese patients with VTE

Obese patients may not receive correct weight-based doses of unfractionated heparin for venous thromboembolism (VTE), according to a new single-site study. ... and received continuous unfractionated heparin for pulmonary embolism or deep venous
April 2011

Top Docs

Dr. Lum Lung also spearheaded several other quality initiatives that have since gone systemwide, including a venous thromboembolism prophylaxis protocol, a checklist aimed at decreasing unnecessary telemetry, and a dashboard for
November 2014

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