The American College of Chest Physicians provided 60 recommendation statements in the areas of stroke risk, bleeding risk, antithrombotic therapy, and management of bleeding on oral anticoagulation, among other topics.
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Internists can guide preoperative anticoagulation, ensure that patients are in optimal condition for procedures, and##mdash;perhaps most importantly##mdash;judiciously choose which tests to perform and which ones aren't needed.
1 Sep 2014
A 52-year-old woman undergoes perioperative evaluation. She has osteoarthritis of the right hip since sustaining injuries in a motor vehicle accident 15 years ago and is scheduled for elective hip arthroplasty in the next few months. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most appropriate test to perform next?
11 Feb 2020
Intensive control of glucose, cholesterol reduces retinopathyAlbumin-creatinine ratio in morning urine is most predictive
20 Jul 2010