ITEMS IN AFP WITH KEYWORD:
Deep Venous Thrombosis
Oct 15, 2007 Issue
AAFP and ACP Publish Recommendations on Diagnosis and Management of VTE [Practice Guidelines]
Recommendations on diagnosis and management of venous throm-boembolism (VTE) have been published by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and the American College of Physicians (ACP).
The Seventh American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) Conference on Antithrombotic and Thrombolytic Therapy provides guidelines for outpatient management of anticoagulation therapy. The ACCP guidelines recommend short-term warfarin therapy, with the goal of maintaining an International Normalized ...
Jul 1, 2005 Issue
Low-Molecular-Weight Heparin for Initial Treatment of Venous Thromboembolism [Cochrane for Clinicians]
LMWH is safer and more effective than unfractionated heparin for initial treatment of venous thromboembolism.
The incidence of venous thromboembolic diseases is increasing as the U.S. population ages. At least one established risk factor is present in approximately 75 percent of patients who develop these diseases. Hospitalized patients and nursing home residents account for one half of all cases of deep ve...
Treatment goals for deep venous thrombosis include stopping clot propagation and preventing the recurrence of thrombus, the occurrence of pulmonary embolism, and the development of pulmonary hypertension, which can be a complication of multiple recurrent pulmonary emboli. About 30 percent of patient...
What are the effects of treatments for proximal deep venous thrombosis? What are the effects of treatments for isolated calf venous thrombosis? What are the effects of treatments for pulmonary embolism? What are the effects of computerized decision support on oral anticoagulation management?
What are the effects of treatments for proximal deep venous thrombosis? What are the effects of treatments for isolated calf vein thrombosis? What are the effects of treatments for pulmonary embolism? What are the effects of computerized decision support on oral anticoagulation management?
Pulmonary embolism is a disorder that is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Right-sided heart failure and recurrent pulmonary embolism are the main causes of death associated with pulmonary embolism in the first two weeks after the embolic event. Thrombolysis is a potentially lifes...
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has developed a practice bulletin on the prevention of deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE).
The American Thoracic Society (ATS) has developed guidelines for the diagnosis of acute venous thromboembolism. The guidelines cover the diagnostic approach to acute deep venous thrombosis and to acute pulmonary embolism.