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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
about 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
about 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
about 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
about 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
about 4 years ago
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Bleeding Hand Wounds - emdocs

emDocs post containing very useful emergency medicine information  
emdocs.net
about 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
about 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
about 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
about 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
about 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
about 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
about 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
about 4 years ago
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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
about 4 years ago
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ABO Blood Type Linked to Mortality, Stroke Risk Post-LVAD Implant

The AB blood type group showed significant outcome differences vs other ABO groups, but the real surprise came when examining O vs non-O types for bleeding events, with results opposite the hypothesis.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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NOACs and Reversal Agents: From Emerging Data to Clinical Applications CME

This activity is intended for emergency medicine physicians, cardiologists, critical care physicians, hematologists, internal medicine physicians, neurologists, neurosurgeons, and other healthcare professionals who treat patients on chronic non-vitamin K oral anticoagulant (NOAC) therapy who have bleeding events or who need a procedure.  
medscape.org
about 4 years ago
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UFPSTF Updates Guideline on Aspirin in CVD, Cancer Prevention CME/CE

: The US Preventive Services Task Force recommends considering low-dose aspirin use for at least 10 years for persons 50 to 69 years old with a 10-year cardiovascular risk and no elevated bleeding risk.  
medscape.org
about 4 years ago
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Osmosis Question of the Week May 6, 2016

Identify the placental finding in a woman with bleeding, back pain, and uterine contractions.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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PCI Quality Initiative Cuts Bivalirudin Use, Cost, and Bleeding

"Perhaps more important, by using a risk-directed approach to coronary intervention, we were able to cut our bleeding rate nearly in half," the study author stressed.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago