Search Tag: blood clotting

Cardiology Management

Warfarin Does Not Offer Long-Term Stability for Atrial Fibrillation

2016 09 Aug

According to a study from Duke Clinical Research Institute, warfarin prescribed for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation may not control blood clotting in the long-run. The findings are published in JAMA . The study was conducted with 3,749 patients who were diagnosed with atrial fibrillation. Generally, anticoagulants are prescribed to prevent... Read more

ICU Management

Reducing Sepsis Deaths

2015 21 Apr

Sepsis is a common condition whereby an infection triggers an extreme immune response, resulting in widespread inflammation, blood clotting, and swelling. Although sepsis is believed to contribute to between a third and a half of all hospital deaths, the condition remains poorly understood. Now leading doctors warn that medical and public recognition... Read more