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Postings on Bleeding

Postings for Patients & Caregivers Date Posted
Intracerebral Hemorrhage, INR Reversal, Blood Pressure Control, Anticoagulation Resumption February, 2015
A Fib and DVT Patient Information Resources from the Alliance for Aging Research February, 2015
Nosebleed information for persons on anticoagulant medicines (ACM's) February, 2014
Dabigatran (Pradaxa) Should NOT be used in Mechanical Heart Valve Patients January, 2013
Alliance for Aging Research Releases Survey of AFib Patients 65+ that Finds Active Participation in Treatment Decisions November, 2012
DVT & PE: What Patients Need to Know - A Video Series on Blood Clots from July, 2012
Dabigatran Demystified What Warfarin Patients Should Know About this New February, 2012
Dabigatran Demystified: What Warfarin Patients Should Know About this New May, 2011
Dabigatran (brand name Pradaxa) Special Storage and Stability Issues - Us February, 2011
FDA approves Pradaxa (dabigatran) to prevent stroke in people with atrial October, 2010
FDA Approves Effient (prasugrel) to Reduce the Risk of Heart Attack in An July, 2009
Prasugrel Approved in Europe February, 2009
Is it Safe to Send Stable Anticoagulation Clinic Patients Back to Usual M April, 2008
Dietary and Herbal Supplements in Patients on Anticoagulation – Serious U February, 2008
The Pulmonary Embolism Support Group - Support for Individuals with DVT o January, 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
Anticoagulation Education and Reduced Bleeding in the Elderly October, 2004

Postings for Healthcare Providers Date Posted
Intracerebral Hemorrhage, INR Reversal, Blood Pressure Control, Anticoagulation Resumption February, 2015
A Fib and DVT Patient Information Resources from the Alliance for Aging Research February, 2015
A Summary and Update on Combining Antiplatelet Agents and/or Oral Anticoagulants February, 2014
2013 ACCF/AHA Guideline for the Management of ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction January, 2013
Dabigatran (Pradaxa) Should NOT be used in Mechanical Heart Valve Patients January, 2013
Alliance for Aging Research Releases Survey of AFib Patients 65+ that Finds Active Participation in Treatment Decisions November, 2012
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
Dabigatran (brand name Pradaxa) Special Storage and Stability Issues - Us February, 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
New study and accompanying editorial suggest that warfarin may be indicat January, 2010
FDA Approves Effient (prasugrel) to Reduce the Risk of Heart Attack in An July, 2009
Aspirin for Primary Prevention of Strokes and Heart Attacks April, 2009
Prasugrel Approved in Europe February, 2009
Opening up the Window (more hope for stroke victims) November, 2008
Is it Safe to Send Stable Anticoagulation Clinic Patients Back to Usual M April, 2008
Dietary and Herbal Supplements in Patients on Anticoagulation – Serious U February, 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
Bleeding rates are higher in those over 80 years old when started on warf September, 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
PCC Products and Reversing Warfarin March, 2007
The Pulmonary Embolism Support Group - Support for Individuals with DVT o January, 2007
Major Bleeding Events Lead to Under Use of Anticoagulation in Atrial Fibr February, 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 Resistance: Do we have standardized methods for measurement? September, 2005
Anticoagulation Training Programs September, 2005
Aspirin Discontinuation Perioperatively Increases Cardiovascular Events June, 2005
Largest study yet confirms benefits of clinical pharmacy managed anticoag May, 2005
New Data on Aspirin vs. Warfarin in TIA Patients, but Questions Persist March, 2005
New Study Supports INR of 2 to 3 for Elderly Patients with A. Fib. November, 2004
Anticoagulation Education and Reduced Bleeding in the Elderly October, 2004

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Blood Clot Activities Calendar

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Questioning Approval of the Watchman Device for Atrial Fibrillation.

How Should We Prevent Blood Clots Following Arthroscopic Knee Surgery? Cynthia’s Story and a Limited Discussion of the Literature

Stroke, A Caregiver's Story

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