ABC of Antithrombotic Therapy. ABC Series

  • ID: 2221659
  • Book
  • 67 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Many common disorders seen in clinical practice, such as myocardial infarction, stroke, atrial fibrillation, such as cancer are associated with the formation of blood clots. This ABC discusses the causes and consequences of blood clots (thrombosis and thromboembolism), how antigthrombotic therapy works and its uses for patients as well as those at risk, providing an excellent, practical guide.

Topic covered include

Bleeding risks in antithrombotic therapy

Venous thromboembolism

Atrial fibrillation

Peripheral vascular disease

Cerebrovascular disorders

Valvar heart disease and prosthetic heart valves

Myocardial infarction and stable angina

Acute coronary syndromes and percutaneous coronary interventions

Heart failure

Antithrombotic therapy in special circumstances

Anticoagulation in hospital and general practice

Written by experts in the field, the ABC of Antithrombotic Therapy is an important reference for hospital doctors, general practitioners, specialist nurses, junior doctors, and students.

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Contributors.

Preface.

An overview of antithrombotic therapy (Andrew D. Blann, Martin J. Landray, Gregory Y H. Lip).

Bleeding risks of antithrombotic therapy (David A. Fitzmaurice, Andrew B. Blann, Gregory Y. H. Lip).

Venous thromboembolism: pathophysiology clinical features, and prevention (Alexander G. G. Turpie, Bernard S. P. Chin, Gregory Y. H. Lip).

Venous thromboembolism: treatment strategies (Alexander G. G. Turpie, Bernard S. P. Chin, Gregory Y. H. Lip).

Antithrombotic therapy for atrial fibrillation: clinical aspects (Gregory Y. H. Lip, Robert G. Hart, Dwayne S. G. Conway).

Antithrombotic therapy for atrial fibrillation: pathophysiology, acute atrial fibrillation, and cardioversion (Gregory Y. H. Lip, Robert G. Hart, Dwayne S. G. Conway).

Antithrombotic therapy in peripheral vascular disease (Andrew J. Makin, Stanley H. Silverman, Gregory Y. H. Lip).

Antithrombotic therapy for cerebrovascular disorders (Gregory Y. H. Lip. Sridhar Kamath, Robert G. Hart).

Valvar heart disease and prosthetic heart valves (Ira Goldsmith, Alexander G. G. Turpie, Gregory Y. H. Lip).

Antithrombotic therapy in myocardial infarction and stable angina (Gregory Y. H. Lip, Bernard S. P. Chin, Neeraj Prasad).

Antithrombotic therapy in acute coronary syndromes (Robert D. S. Watson, Bernard S. P. Chin, Gregory Y. H. Lip).

Antithrombotic strategies in acute coronary syndromes and percutaneous coronary interventions (Derek L. Connolly, Gregory Y.H. Lip, Bernard S. P. Chin).

Antithrombotic therapy in chronic heart failure in sinus rhythm (Gregory Y. H. Lip, Bernard S. P. Chin).

Antithrombotic therapy in special circumstances. I pregnancy and cancer (Bernd Jilma, Sridhar Kamath, Gregory Y. H. Lip).

Antithrombotic therapy in special circumstances. II children, thrombophilia, and miscellaneous conditions (Bernd Jilma, Sridhar Kamath, Gregory Y. H. Lip).

Anticoagulation in hospitals and general practice (Andrew D. Blann, David A. Fitzmaurice, Gregory Y. H. Lip).

Index

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Gregory Y. H. Lip
Andrew Blann
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