Antithrombotic Therapy pc



The Antithrombotic Therapy a-pocketcards contain a concise summary of the most important anticoagulation and thrombolytic guidelines from the American College of Chest Physicians (updated in June, 2008). The covered topics include the following:

* Diagnosis and treatment of deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
* Risk factors, and disease-associated risk of developing DVT in hospitalized patients
* Comprehensive prophylaxis recommendations
* Diagnosis and management of pulmonary embolism
* Prevention of thromboembolism in atrial fibrillation including a protocol for anticoagulation in AF cardioversion
* Thromboembolic prophylaxis recommendations in structural and valvular heart disease including prosthetic valve use
* Recommendations for prophylaxis, thrombolysis, and anticoagulation in acute ischemic stroke
* Anticoagulation in Acute Coronary Syndrome including ST and non-ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI and NSTEMI)
* Diagnosis and management of heparin induced thrombocytopenia (HIT)
* Illustrations of the mechanisms of action of anticoagulant and antiplatelet drugs

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