Coagulation and Anticoagulants.- Routine Anticoagulation for the Provoked and Unprovoked VTE.- Anticoagulation in Cardiac Patients.- Thrombosis and Anticoagulation in Children.- Cancer Associated Thrombosis (CAT).- Anticoagulation in Pregnancy and Lactation.- Anticoagulation in Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases.- Antiphospholipid Syndrome.- Anticoagulation in patients with renal insufficiency.- VTE prophylaxis in General and Orthopedic Surgery.- Thromboprophylaxis for Hospitalized Medical Patients.- Perioperative management of anticoagulation and antiplatelet therapy.- Anticoagulation Reversal Guide and Reversal Agents.
This book provides a practical guide to the use of novel and conventional anticoagulants for a variety of medical conditions and patients profiled. It reviews data for selecting the most appropriate medication for a given presentation based on a patient's background while highlighting current best practices. Chapters discuss the choice of agents and optimum duration of therapy while including the relevant literature review and evidence. Specific sections focus on the use of anticoagulants in patients with cardiovascular disease, autoimmune and rheumatologic disorders, antiphospholipid syndrome, cancer, and in the surgical contexts. The book also examines anticoagulation in pregnant and lactating women, pediatric and elderly populations, and patients with extreme weights.
Intended for use in daily practice, Precision Anticoagulation Medicine - A Practical Guide is an essential resource for physicians and related professionals, residents, fellows, and graduate students in hematology, cardiology, rheumatology, oncology, surgery, anesthesiology, and intensive care.
Hadi Goubran, MBBCh, MSc, MD, FACP, FRCPEdin.
Hematologist, Saskatoon Cancer Centre and
Clinical Professor, Division of Oncology
College of Medicine
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK, Canada
Gaafar M. Ragab, MBBCh, MSc, MD
Professor of Internal Medicine
Rheumatology & Clinical Immunology Unit
Faculty of Medicine
Fellow, American College of Rheumatology
Suzy Hassouna, MD, Ph.D.
Carl and Elsa Rehberg Hematology Research Professor
Professor of Medicine
College of Human Medicine
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI, USA