CHADS 2 Calculator for Atrial Fibrillation - ClinCalc.com

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CHADS2 was designed as a scoring system to classify the risk of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation. Prior to the study, 2 there were conflicting data regarding independent risk factors and their importance in predicting the risk of stroke.

CHADS2 was developed from an independent registry of Medicare-aged patients with non-rheumatic atrial...

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Updated Guidelines on Outpatient Anticoagulation ...

The American College of Chest Physicians provides recommendations for the use of anticoagulant medications for several indications that are important in the primary care setting. Warfarin, a vitamin K antagonist, is recommended for the treatment of venous thromboembolism and for the prevention of stroke in persons with atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, or valvular heart disease. When warfarin...

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Management of Venous Thromboembolism: An Update of the ...

In early 2016, the latest version of the widely read evidence-based guidelines for the treatment of venous thromboembolism (VTE), sponsored by the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) was published in the journal Chest.1�In this Mini Review, I will highlight some of the clinical recommendations that are most relevant to hematologists.

As in previous iterations of these guidelines, the...

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Cardiac Risk Stratification for Noncardiac Surgery

Cardiac Risk Stratification for Noncardiac Surgery

Adam W. Grasso, MD, PhD

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One of the most common requests made to physicians is to assess the perioperative cardiac risks of noncardiac surgery. Once the physician estimates the risk of a patient, he or she may be able to apply measures to decrease the risk for the patient and improve the outcome. Frequently in these cases, an...

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