Search results for "Venous thromboembolism"

Results 61 - 70 of about 248 for "Venous thromboembolism".

COPD transitions, afib in sepsis

Guidelines on preventing, diagnosing, and treating venous thromboembolism (VTE) were recently released by the American Society of Hematology. ... venous thrombosis should be diagnosed with ultrasonography.
June 2019

Hospitalists' PICC practices, knowledge need to be improved

Most (81%) felt that PICCs were safer to insert than central venous catheters and that they were preferred by patients (74%). ... Just 4% knew that PICC-tip position should be checked to reduce the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE), and 12% knew that
April 2013

Compression stockings don't prevent post-thrombotic syndrome

All patients had presented with a first symptomatic, proximal deep venous thrombosis (DVT). ... The main outcome was post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS) diagnosed at 6 months; secondary outcomes included severity of PTS, recurrent venous thromboembolism, and
December 2013

A collection of individual cases

Lower-extremity ultrasound demonstrated nonocclusive deep venous thrombosis (DVT) of left femoral and popliteal veins. ... This patient has venous thromboembolism (VTE), with both DVT and pulmonary embolism (PE).
November 2017

In the News

Performing imaging studies, rather than a high-sensitivity D-dimer measurement, as the initial diagnostic test in patients with low pretest probability of venous thromboembolism. ... Measuring D-dimer rather than performing appropriate diagnostic imaging
March 2012

Trousseau, thrombosis and cancer: A history consult

In patients with a malignancy, venous thromboembolism is a common, potentially fatal, and preventable condition. ... Dr. Trousseau presciently attributed thromboembolism in malignancy to changes in blood composition rather than local inflammatory or
November 2011

Withholding anticoagulation after negative compression ultrasound carries low VTE risk

Withholding anticoagulation following a single negative whole-leg compression ultrasound (CUS) posed a low risk for venous thromboembolism (VTE) during three-month follow-up in patients with suspected deep vein thrombosis
February 2010

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

How year-two skills are forged from year-one lessons

data about venous thromboembolism treatment, leading a family meeting, or teaching one topic to the rotating medical students).
January 2014

E-learning for everyone

Medicine. The resource rooms offer help on topics such as venous thromboembolism, glycemic control, stroke, heart failure and care transitions for older patients. ... SHM's online resource rooms offer help on such topics as venous thromboembolism,
February 2008

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