Search Tag: oral anticoagulants

ICU Management

Reversal-of-direct-oral-anticoagulants

2021 23 Nov

This review focuses on different techniques to reverse direct oral anticoagulants,  either with specific or non-specific agents. D irect oral anticoagulants (DOACs) are now standing for Vitamin K antagonists in many clinical settings. They are recognised as a major step forward for our patients. Their efficacy has been confirmed...Read more

Cardiology Management

Pharmacy-closures-cause-decline-in-cardiovascular-medication-adherence

2019 25 Apr

Nonadherence to cardiovascular prescription medications is observed in nearly 50% of patients. Despite efforts to improve the affordability of these drugs among older adults, the problem of nonadherence still persists.  Several factors contribute to this nonadherence including the cost of drugs as well as pharmacy accessibility.  Geographical...Read more

Cardiology Management

Managing-bleeding-on-oacs-new-expert-consensus

2017 05 Dec

The American College of Cardiology has issued new guidance on the management of acute bleeding in patients treated with oral anticoagulants (OACs). The recommendations are contained in a new decision pathway published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The decision pathway supplements the 2017 ACC Expert Consensus Decision Pathway...Read more