Bleeding Disorders

Jul 1, 2018 Issue
Bleeding with Anticoagulants: ACC Releases Expert Consensus Decision Pathway to Guide Management [Practice Guidelines]

This Expert Consensus Decision Pathway from the American College of Cardiology (ACC) aims to provide physicians with decision-making assistance for managing bleeding events in patients taking anticoagulants.

Mar 15, 2017 Issue
NPMS Releases Consensus Statement on Venous Thromboembolism During Pregnancy [Practice Guidelines]

The main strategy for preventing VTE-related mortality is thromboprophylaxis, but guidance regarding its use differs across specialties and organizations. For this reason, the National Partnership for Maternal Safety (NPMS), a group made up of a variety of leaders in women's health care, has created...

Jul 15, 2014 Issue
Recurrent Epistaxis in Children [Clinical Evidence Handbook]

What are the effects of treatments for recurrent idiopathic epistaxis in children?

Jun 15, 2012 Issue
ACP Recommendations for VTE Prophylaxis in Hospitalized Patients [Practice Guidelines]

Most hospitalized patients have at least one risk factor for venous thromboembolism (VTE), such as pulmonary embolism or deep venous thrombosis. The American College of Physicians (ACP) has released guidelines on VTE prophylaxis in hospitalized, nonsurgical patients, including those with acute stroke.

Jun 15, 2010 Issue
Diagnosing Von Willebrand Disease [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]

The diagnosis of vWD requires two clinical criteria: (1) a personal history, family history, or physical evidence of mucocutaneous bleeding and (2) a qualitative or quantitative decrease in functional activity of von Willebrand factor (vWF).

Apr 15, 2008 Issue
Bleeding and Bruising: A Diagnostic Work-up [Article]

Primary care physicians are often asked about easy bruising, excessive bleeding, or risk of bleeding before surgery. A thorough history, including a family history, will guide the appropriate work-up, and a physical examination may provide clues to diagnosis. A standardized bleeding score system can...

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