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Contemporary Hospitalists’ Guide to Anticoagulation™
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Contemporary Hospitalists’ Guide to Anticoagulation™

This handbook includes current data from the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) guidelines on antithrombotic and thrombolytic therapy, the latest information on heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) and heparin-induced thrombocytopenia with thrombosis (HITT), and an in-depth discussion of the drugs and dosages to use in combating deep-vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE). The handbook also offers a section on clinical pathways, which will allow physicians to develop therapeutic goals for their patients, and the sequence and timing of the actions that need to occur to achieve those goals as quickly as possible. Second edition; 395 pages.

DOODY’s 4 STAR - Contemporary Hospitalists’ Guide to Anticoagulation

“Written primarily for hospitalists, the book is also…relevant for physicians…involved with inpatient care (ER, wards, ICU)…provides clear…concise clinical pathways for healthcare providers, guiding management and treatment quickly and precisely.”

– Huang, Heather, MD, (Rush University Medical Center). “Contemporary Hospitalists’ Guide to Anticoagulation, 1st Edition.” Doody’s Review Service. March 2010.

Steven B. Deitelzweig, MD, MMM

Steven B. Deitelzweig, MD, MMM

System Chairman of Hospital Medicine
Vice President, Medical Affairs
Member, Section of Vascular Medicine
Ochsner Health System
                    Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
                    Tulane University
                    New Orleans, Louisiana

Alpesh Amin, MD, MBA, FACP

Alpesh Amin, MD, MBA, FACP

Professor & Chair, Department of Medicine
Executive Director, Hospitalist Program
University of California, Irvine

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Importance of Antithrombosis in Hospital Medicine
Chapter 2: Current Recommendations for Prevention of Deep Venous Thrombosis
Chapter 3: Acute and Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis: Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prognosis
Chapter 4: Upper Extremity Thrombosis, Superficial Thrombophlebitis, and Thrombosis at Rare Sites
Chapter 5: Pulmonary Embolism: Epidemiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Chapter 6: Perioperative Concerns: Orthopedics, General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, and Obstetrics
Chapter 7: Cardiovascular and Antithrombotic Management: Acute Coronary Syndromes, Arrhythmias, and Cerebrovascular Diseases
Chapter 8: Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia
Chapter 9: Anticoagulants in Pediatrics
Chapter 10: Anticoagulation and National Patient Safety Goals
Chapter 11: Anticoagulation in Cancer Patients
Chapter 12: Brave New World: Antithrombotics on the Horizon
Chapter 13: Frequently Asked Questions in Antithrombotic Management