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Manage meds to treat GI bleeding before, after endoscopy

Care of inpatients with GI bleeding is complicated and multidisciplinary, but hospitalists can contribute by starting and stopping the right drugs, according to a speaker at Internal Medicine Meeting 2022.
18 May 2022

December 2010

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.

Score may help determine safe anticoagulation with warfarin in patients with liver disease

A 4-point score may help clinicians determine which patients with chronic liver disease can safely receive warfarin, a new study reported.
21 May 2014

LMWH may offer best risk-benefit profile for thromboprophylaxis in medical inpatients

A meta-analysis found that an intermediate dose of low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) had the most favorable balance of risk and harms during hospitalization for acute illness, while unfractionated heparin and direct oral anticoagulants had the least.
13 Jul 2022

New afib guideline recommends a more comprehensive stroke risk calculator and includes novel anticoagulants as treatment options

A new guideline for managing nonvalvular atrial fibrillation recommends using the CHA2DS2-VASc stroke risk calculator, and adds 3 new anticoagulants as treatment options.
2 Apr 2014

IVC filters lower PE death risk vs anticoagulants, but raise recurrent VTE risk

Patients with venous thromboembolism (VTE) and significant bleeding risk who got inferior vena cava (IVC) filters had a lower risk of pulmonary embolism (PE)-related death, but a higher risk of recurrent VTE than those on anticoagulants only, a study found.
12 Mar 2014

New guideline released on periop management of antithrombotic therapy

The American College of Chest Physicians issued 44 recommendations, covering use of vitamin K antagonists, heparin bridging, direct oral anticoagulants, and antiplatelet drugs in patients undergoing surgeries or procedures.
17 Aug 2022

Anticoagulation beneficial for patients with afib plus 1 stroke risk factor

For patients with no additional stroke risk factors, oral anticoagulant use was not associated with any difference in stroke, embolism, or death rates, before or after adjustment for age and gender.
7 Oct 2015

June 2017

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.

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 meta-analysis found.
11 Sep 2013

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