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Test yourself: Anticoagulant therapy

Aspirin has not been shown to have efficacy in the secondary prevention of venous thromboembolism. ... Correct answer: A. No change in therapy. The hereditary thrombophilias, including the prothrombin G20210A mutation, have clearly been shown to
May 2007

In the News

in using venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis. ... The researchers used data from 15, 156 medical patients from the International Medical Prevention Registry on Venous Thromboembolism (IMPROVE) trial, a multinational, observational study that
April 2011

Fluid balance, MI rule-out, anticoagulation after hemorrhage, and more

venous thromboembolism (7.9% to 20.8%), and previous ischemic stroke (3.7% to 71.8%).
September 2017

New recommendations for VTE

The Joint American College of Physicians/American Academy of Family Physicians Panel on Deep Venous Thrombosis/Pulmonary Embolism recently released new recommendations for treatment and diagnosis of venous thromboembolism. ... T he Joint American College
May 2007

Hospital medicine precourse: From admission to discharge

Other clinical topics that emerge as the tale of Mr. Xavier's visit continues include congestive heart failure, delirium, inpatient diabetes management, oral lesions and venous thromboembolism.
February 2011

Apixaban noninferior to conventional therapy for acute VTE, study indicates

Fixed-dose treatment with apixaban was noninferior to conventional therapy for acute venous thromboembolism (VTE) and appeared to be associated with significantly less bleeding, according to a new industry-funded study. ... However, they concluded that
July 2013

Fewer than 1% of ED patients with syncope found to have PE in retrospective analysis

The second sensitivity analysis looked at prevalence of any venous thromboembolism at 90 days, assuming a worst-case scenario that every identified venous thromboembolism was a PE, and found that it
February 2018


Reader praise for ACP Hospitalist and questions about low-molecular-weight heparin for prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism after knee surgery.Reader praise for ACP Hospitalist, and questions about low-molecular-weight ... for venous thromboembolism (VTE
July 2007

Letter from the Editor

Yet PICCs carry a substantial risk of bloodstream infections and venous thromboembolism and shouldn't necessarily be the “go to” lines for venous access, experts warn.
September 2013

Algorithm appears to safely exclude PE, reduce need for imaging

The study's primary outcome was number of independently adjudicated venous thromboembolism events during three-month follow-up after PE exclusion, while the secondary outcome was the number of required CTPAs ... Eighteen patients in whom PE was excluded
June 2017

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