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Fall Risk Not a Reason to Stop Anticoagulation - Am J Med

This prospective study suggests that patients at high risk of falls did NOT have an increased risk of major bleeding if continued on anticoagulation.  We probably too often stop anticoagulation out of an unfounded fear of major bleeding from falls.

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Family Medicine/Pearls

Warfarin in Patients with A-Fib and CKD

Does warfarin benefit patients with atrial fibrillation and CKD?

Non-end-stage CKD:  yes, lowers risk of ischemic stroke or thromboembolism (HR 0.70), lower mortality (0.65), no excess major bleeding risk – compared with no anticoagulation. 36 more words

Pharmacology / Meds

Thyroid Storm

This case is written by Dr. Cheryl ffrench, a staff Emergency Physician at the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg. She is the Associate Program Director and the Director of Simulation for the University of Manitoba’s FRCP-EM residency program; she is also on the Advisory Board of emsimcases.com. 268 more words

Resuscitation

A Fib Health, Wellness & Fitness

Like more than 6 million other people, I suffer from Atrial Fibrillation… otherwise known as A Fib.

The purpose of and inspiration for this blog site is provide information, support and hope for fellow suffers of A Fib who wish to deal with their condition through diet, exercise, nutrition and other natural / holistic means and avoid having to have an invasive procedure to attempt to correct their irregular heart rhythm. 618 more words

A Fib

How to Handle A-FIB 

Since my diagnosis is new it’s only natural that I start hunting for words of wisdom as to dealing with the anxiety and heart sensations I get when out of rhythm. 811 more words

Ramblings

Heart T Har Har

Heart T Har Har

My heart is out of sinus rhythm. It’s been out for awhile. I wonder if all that vomiting and diarrhea had anything to do with it? 398 more words

Day To Day

Day 20 of 31 Days in July, "The Large Bump in the Road"

Day 20 of 31 Days in July

The TBI Collection of the PTSD Poetry Project

A personal journal entry regarding brain healing after Traumatic Brain Injury… 690 more words

Life Beyond PTSD