The following cases and commentary, which focus on use of beta-blockers, are excerpted from ACPs Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP 17).
15 Apr 2017
Updated guidelines, new drugs are among the things to know to treat venous thromboembolism.
15 Jun 2017
The findings should discourage the adoption of routine protocols for excluding pulmonary embolism (PE) in all patients presenting to the ED with syncope, the authors said.
7 Feb 2018
Overdosing of non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) was common among patients with severe kidney disease, while a significant proportion of patients without renal disease were underdosed, a study found.
7 Jun 2017
The pathway covers relevant laboratory tests, acute medical and surgical management, need for reversal, and the appropriateness and timing of restarting anticoagulation.
6 Dec 2017
Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.
15 Jun 2018
Bleeding risk score, lower blood pressure targets in cerebral hemorrhage, mobility after discharge, and more.
15 Sep 2016
All-cause mortality at 90 days was similar in hospitalized patients randomized to aspirin versus low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH), and rates of deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism were also low in both groups.
25 Jan 2023
An expert offers her top 10 pearls.
15 Jul 2018
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