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Diagnose, address cognitive impairment in heart failure patients, society says

A new scientific statement from the Heart Failure Society of America advises clinicians to be alert to clues such as difficulty with money or running out of medicine, among other recommendations.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2024/03/19/4.htm
19 Mar 2024

Buprenorphine, cannabis, and other periop challenges

An expert at a recent hospital medicine conference reviewed the latest on perioperative management of medications.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2024/01/buprenorphine-cannabis-and-other-periop-challenges.htm
1 Jan 2024

Patients with provoked VTE often on anticoagulation longer than recommended

Three variables were associated with receiving anticoagulation for longer than three months after a provoked venous thromboembolism (VTE): direct oral anticoagulant use, history of VTE, and history of myocardial infarction.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2022/11/01/4.htm
1 Nov 2022

Long-term anticoagulation after first unprovoked VTE associated with considerable bleeding risk

Results from a systematic review and meta-analysis provide a framework for clinicians and patients to balance the benefits and harms of extended anticoagulation for unprovoked venous thromboembolism (VTE).
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2021/09/14/4.htm
14 Sep 2021

Amiodarone increases bleeding compared with flecainide or sotalol in patients on anticoagulant therapy

A retrospective analysis of Medicare patients who started an anticoagulant and then amiodarone found that they had a 44% increased risk for bleeding-related hospitalization compared to those on other antiarrhythmics and that this risk was higher with rivaroxaban than apixaban.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2023/05/23/1.htm
23 May 2023

Patients with atrial fibrillation likely to underestimate bleeding risks of anticoagulants

Women were significantly less likely than men to underestimate their bleeding risk, and a history of bleeding was associated with a threefold increased likelihood of inaccurate perception of bleeding risk, according to a study of atrial fibrillation patients.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2021/08/24/2.htm
24 Aug 2021

Timing of stroke treatment, preventive therapies presented at stroke meeting

Results of multiple studies examining transfers of acute stroke patients for thrombectomy, delayed use of thrombolysis plus thrombectomy or tenecteplase, and anticoagulation for secondary prevention after cryptogenic stroke were reported at the International Stroke Conference.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2024/02/13/2.htm
13 Feb 2024

Home-based INR monitoring associated with fewer adverse events

An industry-funded, claims-based analysis found that patients on warfarin who tested their international normalized ratio (INR) at home had lower rates of stroke, thromboembolism, and major bleeding than patients whose INRs were measured at physicians' offices or in laboratories.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2024/01/02/4.htm
2 Jan 2024

Intervention targeting clinicians did not increase anticoagulation use in patients with afib

Electronic messaging and academic detailing improved clinicians' comfort with prescribing anticoagulation in certain situations, but rates of appropriate anticoagulation for atrial fibrillation did not change significantly, a trial found.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2020/02/25/4.htm
25 Feb 2020

Risk of re-infection, benefits of anticoagulation, cause of sex differences among COVID-19 research

Researchers published evidence of re-infection with SARS-CoV-2, anticoagulation was associated with halved inpatient mortality, recommendations were made on pulmonary embolism in COVID-19, and a study attributed differences in men's and women's outcomes to T cells.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2020/09/01/2.htm
1 Sep 2020

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