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.
Tags » A-Fib
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
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
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
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