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PCI-Related Bleeding Rates a Performance Measure? Not So Fast

A lack of impact on hospital-level bleeding events with bleeding avoidance measures including radial artery access has some experts calling for change.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Briefs: Henoch-Schönlein Purpura, belly pain and steroids (Re-post)

You see a kid that you’re pretty sure has Henoch-Schönlein Purpura (HSP). OK, you’re certain ’cause they have the rash and EVERYTHING.  
pemcincinnati.com
over 4 years ago
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Radial Access for PCI Seems to Cut Contrast-Nephropathy Risk

It seems related to the lower bleeding risk with radial vs femoral access and is potentially another factor to consider when choosing one PCI access route over the other, say experts.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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USPSTF: Final Guidelines on Aspirin as CVD, Cancer Prevention

People aged 50 to 69 years with at least a 10%, 10-year CVD risk and no elevated risk for bleeding should consider a low-dose aspirin regimen for at least 10 years.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Direct vs Video Laryngoscopy for Intubation With GI Bleeding

Which is the better method for performing endotracheal intubation in patients with GI bleeding?  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Doctor is struck off after third fitness to practise hearing

A surgeon whose patient died after he attempted an operation beyond his competence, then did not call for help after causing a haemorrhage, has been struck off the UK medical register at his third fitness to practise hearing in 16 years.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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Doctor is struck off after third fitness to practise hearing

A surgeon whose patient died after he attempted an operation beyond his competence, then did not call for help after causing a haemorrhage, has been struck off the UK medical register at his third fitness to practise hearing in 16 years.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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Doctor is struck off after third fitness to practise hearing

A surgeon whose patient died after he attempted an operation beyond his competence, then did not call for help after causing a haemorrhage, has been struck off the UK medical register at his third fitness to practise hearing in 16 years.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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Bleeding Hand Wounds - emdocs

emDocs post containing very useful emergency medicine information  
emdocs.net
over 4 years ago
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Osmosis Question of the Week March 25, 2016

Do you know what's causing this woman's extremely heavy menstrual bleeding?  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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FDA Clears Factor VIII Product Kovaltry for Hemophilia A

Studies show routine prophylaxis with Kovaltry helps controls bleeds and reduces frequency of bleeding episodes in children and adults with hemophilia A.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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TAVR Complication Rates in Teaching vs Non-teaching Centers

Are bleeding complications associated with TAVR more common in teaching hospitals?  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Arrow Recalls Intra-Aortic Balloon Catheter Kits

The class I recall of specific lot numbers, of which hospitals were informed last month, was due to the potential for a hardware failure and consequent risk of bleeding.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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More Double Trouble: AF and Hypertension CME

The goal of this activity is to review the risk of stroke and bleeding in patients with AF and hypertension and the clinical utility of NOACs in this patient population.  
medscape.org
over 4 years ago
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Weight-Based Prothrombin Stops Warfarin-Induced Bleeding

Warfarin-induced coagulopathy can be reversed faster with a weight-based factor VIII inhibitor bypassing activity regimen than with fresh frozen plasma, researchers report, but mortality is similar.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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How to Manage Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

Dr Peter Kovacs summarizes a new review paper on treatment options for reproductive-aged woman with AUB.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Anticoagulation With Edoxaban: When to Worry

What factors affect a patient's bleeding risk with edoxaban?  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Hemoptysis: An EM primer - emdocs

The second post in the new EM Primer Series…Ranging from benign to life-threatening etiologies, what are the pearls you need to know for hemoptysis?  
emdocs.wpengine.com
over 4 years ago
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Taking aspirin before coronary artery surgery does not increase deaths or bleeding, study shows

Taking aspirin before coronary artery surgery is not associated with an increased risk of death, bleeding, or thrombotic complications, a randomised trial1 has shown. The trial showed that there was no need for patients taking aspirin to stop before cardiac surgery.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago