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Postings on Blood Thinners

Postings for Patients & Caregivers Date Posted
Seeking Patients Taking Warfarin (Coumadin) for a Brief Survey March, 2017
Intracerebral Hemorrhage, INR Reversal, Blood Pressure Control, Anticoagulation Resumption February, 2015
Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension Day November, 2014
Dabigatran (Pradaxa) Should NOT be used in Mechanical Heart Valve Patients January, 2013
Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism Brochure from Clot Connect January, 2013
Alliance for Aging Research Releases Survey of AFib Patients 65+ that Finds Active Participation in Treatment Decisions November, 2012
Patient Self Testing August, 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
FDA approves Pradaxa (dabigatran) to prevent stroke in people with atrial October, 2010
FDA Alert: New USP Standards for Heparin Products Will Result in Decrease October, 2009
Warfarin (Coumadin) Video from AHRQ October, 2009
INR Patient Self Testing Video Demo October, 2009
Controversy Surrounds FDA Panel's Unanimous Vote to Approve New Antiplate February, 2009
Blood Clots in the Lung (Pulmonary Embolism - PE) at 28 Years Old: Bonnie December, 2008
Guide to Coumadin®/Warfarin Therapy from AHRQ June, 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
Is there a safe, natural alternative to warfarin (brand name Coumadin)? May, 2007
Should 3rd Generation Birth Control Pills be Banned? - Petition to Ban 3r March, 2007
Should 3rd Generation Birth Control Pills be Banned? - Opposition to a Pe March, 2007
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) & Pulmonary Embolism (PE) Chat Transcript March, 2007
Telephone Versus In-Office Anticoagulation Management January, 2007
The Pulmonary Embolism Support Group - Support for Individuals with DVT o January, 2007
Where can I find a support group or meet others who have had a DVT, PE, o January, 2007
FAQs About Warfarin (brand name Coumadin) December, 2006
Heart attack and stroke protection of aspirin blocked by Ibuprofen and si September, 2006
What is the d-Dimer test? August, 2006
Understanding Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) June, 2006
New Guidelines to Reduce DVT Risk in Cancer Patients April, 2006
Cedric Bills' DVT Story March, 2006
Help Make History at the DVT Coalition Kick-off Event February, 2006
AstraZeneca Decides to Withdraw Exanta February, 2006
I am taking warfarin (brand name Coumadin) for a blood clot in my leg (DV February, 2006
My hair is falling out. Is warfarin (Coumadin) to blame? January, 2006
Will the blood clot in my leg go away now that I am on medication for it? October, 2005
Where can I find an anticoagulation expert near my home or office? October, 2005
Should I be on aspirin, Plavix, or warfarin (Coumadin) after bypass surge October, 2005
Largest study yet confirms benefits of clinical pharmacy managed anticoag June, 2005
NIH Conference on Dietary Supplements, Coagulation, and Antithrombotic Th March, 2005
Self-Management of Oral Anticoagulation March, 2005
Anticoagulation Education and Reduced Bleeding in the Elderly October, 2004
FDA Rejects Ximelagatran (brand name Exanta) October, 2004
Vitamin K and Warfarin: What You Should Know May, 2004
Understanding the PT-INR Test January, 2004
Cancer and Deep Vein Thrombosis
Understanding Atrial Fibrillation

Postings for Healthcare Providers Date Posted
Seeking Patients Taking Warfarin (Coumadin) for a Brief Survey March, 2017
Intracerebral Hemorrhage, INR Reversal, Blood Pressure Control, Anticoagulation Resumption February, 2015
Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension Day November, 2014
A Review of the suggested anti-cancer benefits of warfarin, low-molecular weight heparin, and aspirin February, 2014
A Summary and Update on Combining Antiplatelet Agents and/or Oral Anticoagulants February, 2014
Acute Stroke Guidelines promote organized systems of care, intravenous fibrinolysis & caution with new anticoagulants and endovascular interventions March, 2013
Rivaroxaban (and similar agents) for extended prophylaxis of venous thrombosis in high risk medical patients – equal efficacy but increased bleeding March, 2013
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
Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism Brochure from Clot Connect January, 2013
Alliance for Aging Research Releases Survey of AFib Patients 65+ that Finds Active Participation in Treatment Decisions November, 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
Rivaroxaban approved for stroke prevention in non-valvular atrial fibrill February, 2012
New Chest Guidelines Available Now February, 2012
Rivaroxaban vs a Vitamin K antagonist (EINSTEIN-DVT trial) July, 2011
Clopidogrel and PPI use Consensus Report from the ACC Foundation, the ACG December, 2010
Experts warn against the use of dosing protocols for managing warfarin th December, 2010
FDA approves Pradaxa (dabigatran) to prevent stroke in people with atrial October, 2010
Medication Errors in Cardiovascular & Stroke Patients June, 2010
FDA Alert: New USP Standards for Heparin Products Will Result in Decrease October, 2009
Changes in Heparin Units, Three ClotCare Editorial Board Members Comment October, 2009
Video: Current and Emerging Trends in DVT Prophylaxis October, 2009
Warfarin (Coumadin) Video from AHRQ October, 2009
INR Patient Self Testing Video Demo October, 2009
Warfarin (Coumadin) Patient Education Video August, 2009
Does Warfarin Prevent Catheter-related Thrombosis in Cancer Patients? Yes June, 2009
Study Finds No Benefit of Low-dose Vitamin K Administration for High INRs May, 2009
Aspirin for Primary Prevention of Strokes and Heart Attacks April, 2009
Fondaparinux May Cause "Heparin"-Induced Thrombocytopenia March, 2009
IM (Intramuscular) Injections for Warfarin-Treated Patients: What Should March, 2009
Controversy Surrounds FDA Panel's Unanimous Vote to Approve New Antiplate February, 2009
Genetic (VKORC1) sensitivity to warfarin may predict limited effect of da September, 2008
Contaminated Heparin: Source and Mechanism of Recent Fatal Allergic Respo June, 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
Anticoagulation Safety a Hospital Priority for 2008 January, 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
Dietary Supplements & Oral Anticoagulants - A Registry of Interactions August, 2007
Should we shorten treatment of DVT and PE to 3 months? Not yet. April, 2007
Should 3rd Generation Birth Control Pills be Banned? - Petition to Ban 3r March, 2007
Should 3rd Generation Birth Control Pills be Banned? - Opposition to a Pe March, 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
Telephone Versus In-Office Anticoagulation Management January, 2007
The Pulmonary Embolism Support Group - Support for Individuals with DVT o January, 2007
Antiplatelet therapy does not need to be stopped before primary care dent December, 2006
Warfarin does not need to be stopped before primary care dental surgical December, 2006
Heart attack and stroke protection of aspirin blocked by Ibuprofen and si September, 2006
Weight-based, fixed-dose, unmonitored subcutaneous UFH administered twice August, 2006
Atrial fibrillation (AF) more than twice as prevalent as thought - and it August, 2006
FDA Approves Use of Plavix for STEMI August, 2006
Confirmation of the benefit of aspirin plus dipyidamole versus aspirin al August, 2006
Update on Treatment and Prevention of Pulmonary Embolism August, 2006
Is it safe to omit additional tests is d-Dimer is negative? August, 2006
Diagnosis, risk-stratification, and management of patients with antiphosp July, 2006
New Guidelines to Reduce DVT Risk in Cancer Patients April, 2006
Long-term warfarin may increase osteoporotic fractures in men but not wom March, 2006
Help Make History at the DVT Coalition Kick-off Event February, 2006
AstraZeneca Decides to Withdraw Exanta February, 2006
Major Bleeding Events Lead to Under Use of Anticoagulation in Atrial Fibr February, 2006
Daily Low-dose Vitamin K Supplementation Stabilizes INRs February, 2006
Poor Early Anticoagulation Control Associated with Near 3-fold Increase i January, 2006
New Data Fuels Continued Controversy About Anti-Phospholipid Antibody (AP November, 2005
Should I stop my patients warfarin prior to a dental procedure? October, 2005
Appropriate Use of Anticoagulation in Atrial Fibrillation Patients Dramat October, 2005
Where can I find an anticoagulation expert near my home or office? October, 2005
Aspirin Resistance: Do we have standardized methods for measurement? September, 2005
Warfarin and Aspirin Combination in Acute Coronary Syndrome August, 2005
Largest study yet confirms benefits of clinical pharmacy managed anticoag May, 2005
What is the best loading dose of clopidogrel for patients undergoing perc May, 2005
The Role of Clopidogrel in ST-segment Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome A May, 2005
New Data on Aspirin vs. Warfarin in TIA Patients, but Questions Persist March, 2005
NIH Conference on Dietary Supplements, Coagulation, and Antithrombotic Th March, 2005
Self-Management of Oral Anticoagulation March, 2005
D-Dimer Testing to Exclude Recurrent DVT January, 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
FDA Rejects Ximelagatran (brand name Exanta) October, 2004
Exanta not Recommended by FDA Advisory Panel, Causes M.I.s? September, 2004
Unfractionated Heparin May Counteract Aspirin's Effect in Carotid Endarte September, 2004
Genetic Variation in Warfarin Metabolism September, 2004
Emerging data in VTE Prevention for the Acutely Ill Medical Patients September, 2004
New Supplement Devoted to Factor Xa Inhibitors (fondaparinux) August, 2004
Excessive Anticoagulation Associated with Increased Mortality and Morbidi August, 2004
Is Warfarin-Induced Bleeding Increasing? August, 2004
Anticoagulation in Special Populations August, 2004
Treatment of Deep Vein Thrombosis August, 2004
New Supplement Devoted to Unfractionated Heparin August, 2004
An Overview of Anticoagulants, Antiplatelet Agents, and the Combination i May, 2004
The Use of Low Dose Vitamin K to Stabilize INR Fluctuation During Warfari May, 2004
New Anticoagulants to Displace or Reshape Anticoagulation Clinics April, 2004
Leading Authority Reviews Advances in Pulmonary Embolism Diagnosis and Tr April, 2004
New Data on Treatment Duration for Provoked DVT April, 2004
Hot Topic: The Optimal Range of Oral Anticoagulation in Patients with Mec March, 2004
Low Molecular Weight Heparin Preferred for Pulmonary Embolism? February, 2004
Ximelagatran (brand name Exanta) is Leading the Coming Revolution in Stro January, 2004

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