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ICU Management

Anticoagulation Therapy in Patients With COVID-19 

2021 01 Jun

No therapy is currently recommended for COVID-19. Some data from registries and autopsies suggest a potential role for coagulopathy in influencing outcome in patients with COVID-19. In COVID-19 patients with respiratory insufficiency, a combination of disseminated intravascular coagulation and localised pulmonary thrombotic microangiopathy may be present.... Read more

Cardiology Management

Atrial Fibrillation Patients Receive Unnecessary Blood Thinners

2015 16 Apr

A letter by UCSF researchers published in JAMA Internal Medicine provides evidence that a quarter of all atrial fibrillation (AF) patients at the lowest risk for stroke receive unnecessary blood thinners from cardiology specialists. According to senior author Gregory Marcus, MD, MAS, director of clinical research in the UCSF Division of Cardiology,... Read more