Search results for "Venous thromboembolism"

Results 81 - 90 of about 245 for "Venous thromboembolism".

Journal watch: recent studies of note

Pressure stockings don't help prevent proximal deep venous thrombosis (DVT) after stroke, a recent study has found. ... An accompanying editorial went further, saying “GCS do not reduce DVT or overall [venous thromboembolism] in patients with recent
September 2009

VTE less common with laparoscopic versus open colorectal surgery

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) appears to be less common after laparoscopic colorectal surgery than after open colorectal surgery, according to a new study.
June 2011

Tool for PE, heart failure drugs

Adverse outcomes, including return visits for PE-related symptoms within five days and recurrent venous thromboembolism, major hemorrhage, and all-cause mortality within 30 days, were also evaluated.
May 2019

Letter from the Editor

Our Q&A with Amir Qaseem, MD, PhD, FACP, director of clinical policy for ACP, delves into the College's new guidelines on assessment and use of venous thromboembolism prophylaxis, while
November 2011

MKSAP quiz on perioperative care

Which of the following is the most appropriate management of this patient's venous thromboembolism? ... Standard intensity warfarin for at least 3 months is the most appropriate management for patients with risk factors for venous thromboembolism.
January 2013

MI performance measures, health literacy and LOS, and more

Rates of venous thromboembolism (VTE) were similar in trauma patients who received enoxaparin or dalteparin during hospitalization, a study found.
February 2018

UFH, LMWH similar in cost, efficacy for VTE prophylaxis

Unfractionated heparin (UFH) and low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) have similar costs and effectiveness for venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis, but LMWH is associated with fewer complications, a new study found.
April 2012

Balanced crystalloids vs. saline, antibiotic stewardship, and more

Aspirin and rivaroxaban worked similarly well at preventing symptomatic venous thromboembolism (VTE) after total hip or total knee arthroplasty in patients who had received a short postoperative course of rivaroxaban, a ... The EPCAT II (Extended Venous
August 2018

Improving in-hospital handoffs

Many times, a signout will communicate that the patient was admitted for, say, deep venous thrombosis and taking heparin, despite the fact that the patient developed a gastrointestinal (GI) bleed on ... Arora. “Then the GI bleed is problem No. 10
April 2019

Recent Research

A second multicenter, randomized, controlled trial involving patients with atrial fibrillation or venous thromboembolism found that pharmacogenetic-based dosing was associated with a higher percentage of time in the therapeutic INR ... A total of 455
June 2014

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