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Coding for anticoagulation as tricky as managing it

There are essentially three parts to coding: diagnosis, lab tests and anticoagulation management. ... term (current) use of anticoagulants, as the primary reason for ordering a prothrombin time test.
May 2010

Changing the business of anticoagulation

Changing the business of anticoagulation. The emergence of a new generation of anticoagulants, including the direct thrombin inhibitor, dabigatran and the factor Xa inhibitor, rivaroxaban, has the potential to significantly change ... Will the need for
November 2020

To test or not to test for inherited thrombophilias | Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 News | ACP Internist

Persistent major provoking factors include malignancy, high-risk thrombophilia like antithrombin deficiency, and a history of DVT. ... At the initial diagnosis of VTE, everyone should get anticoagulation unless there is a strong contraindication, she said
April 2019

Dang. Just have to rant about some really expensive drugs: Lucemyra, Trelegy Ellipta, Andexxa

3. Andexxa (andexanet alpha) will rapidly reverse certain anticoagulants. A few years ago the most commonly used anticoagulant, warfarin (coumadin), got some competition. ... Andexxa was specifically developed to reverse two of these newer anticoagulants,
November 2020

Cheney's got heart

So what are the downsides? Patients with LVADs require anticoagulation.
November 2020

Approvals for an oral anticoagulant, generic esomeprazole

This update covers the approval of an oral medication to reduce the risk of stroke and embolism in atrial fibrillation and the first generic version of esomeprazole.
April 2015

News from Digestive Disease Week: PPIs and CAT

New data released here today shows that veterans aged 60-99 who were prescribed aspirin-antiplatelet therapy or aspirin-anticoagulant therapy were two to two-and-a-half times more likely ... These patients were likely to be on
November 2020

Evidence based medicine--but which evidence?

The standard treatment for pulmonary emboli, and the one recommended by UpToDate is to start an injectable anticoagulant, along with an oral one, warfarin, that doesn't kick in for a ... This last spring, the New England Journal of Medicine published an
November 2020

The changing nature of truth, and warfarin for afib

I would really like to see these new anticoagulants replace most of the injectable anticoagulants such as enoxaparin and dalteparin since this will profoundly change the way we treat patients with
November 2020

Oral or intravenous antibiotics for bone and heart valve infections?

She develops a blood clot in her central catheter, requiring a course of anticoagulant.
November 2020

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