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Postings on Major Bleeding

Postings for Patients & Caregivers Date Posted
Dabigatran Demystified: What Warfarin Patients Should Know About this New May, 2011
FDA approves Pradaxa (dabigatran) to prevent stroke in people with atrial October, 2010
Warfarin (Coumadin) Video from AHRQ October, 2009
Genetic Testing for Warfarin (Coumadin) Dosing? - Not Yet Ready for Prime July, 2007
Cedric Bills' DVT Story March, 2006
Where can I find an anticoagulation expert near my home or office? October, 2005
Largest study yet confirms benefits of clinical pharmacy managed anticoag June, 2005
Self-Management of Oral Anticoagulation March, 2005

Postings for Healthcare Providers Date Posted
Silver Book: Atrial Fibrillation Fact Sheet August, 2013
Rivaroxaban (and similar agents) for extended prophylaxis of venous thrombosis in high risk medical patients – equal efficacy but increased bleeding March, 2013
Safety risks outweigh potential benefit of dual anti-platelet therapy for secondary stroke prevention – AGAIN! September, 2012
Novel Anticoagulants Should not Replace Warfarin; Head-to-Head Trial Needed September, 2012
Assessing Stroke & Bleeding Risk in Atrial Fibrillation: Expert Consensus July, 2012
New Chest Guidelines Available Now February, 2012
Apixaban in VTE prevention in knee surgery compared to enoxaparin – Confl December, 2011
Clopidogrel and PPI use Consensus Report from the ACC Foundation, the ACG December, 2010
Advisories Against the Use of Clopidogrel (Plavix) with Proton Pump Inhib November, 2010
FDA approves Pradaxa (dabigatran) to prevent stroke in people with atrial October, 2010
Warfarin Better than Dabigatran and Vice Versa in Some Patients with Atri October, 2010
FDA Recommends Dabigatran Approval: Agree with no ASA, still skeptical on October, 2010
New study and accompanying editorial suggest that warfarin may be indicat January, 2010
Warfarin (Coumadin) Video from AHRQ October, 2009
Aspirin for Primary Prevention of Strokes and Heart Attacks April, 2009
Opening up the Window (more hope for stroke victims) November, 2008
Do "statins" increase the risk of hemorrhagic stroke? February, 2008
Warfarin more effective and at least as safe as low dose aspirin in elder September, 2007
Genetic Testing for Warfarin (Coumadin) Dosing? - Not Yet Ready for Prime July, 2007
Bivalirudin for Non-ST-segment Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome: A Discu May, 2007
Should we be treating fewer patients with warfarin (Coumadin)? March, 2007
Should we be treating more patients with warfarin (Coumadin)? March, 2007
Can better INR control be achieved, and if so, how will new anticoagulant March, 2007
Weight-based, fixed-dose, unmonitored subcutaneous UFH administered twice August, 2006
Confirmation of the benefit of aspirin plus dipyidamole versus aspirin al August, 2006
Major Bleeding Events Lead to Under Use of Anticoagulation in Atrial Fibr February, 2006
Risk and Benefits of Aspirin in Primary Prevention in Both Men and Women January, 2006
Where can I find an anticoagulation expert near my home or office? October, 2005
Advanced age affects major bleeding and major thromboembolic rates in pat October, 2005
Aspirin Discontinuation Perioperatively Increases Cardiovascular Events June, 2005
New Data on Aspirin vs. Warfarin in TIA Patients, but Questions Persist March, 2005
Self-Management of Oral Anticoagulation March, 2005
Exanta not Recommended by FDA Advisory Panel, Causes M.I.s? September, 2004
Excessive Anticoagulation Associated with Increased Mortality and Morbidi August, 2004
Is Warfarin-Induced Bleeding Increasing? August, 2004
Enoxaparin Found to be Superior to Unfractionated Heparin in Acute Corona August, 2004
Aspirin and Clopidogrel in Stroke/TIA August, 2004

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