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Target-Specific Oral Anticoagulants
ABSTRACT: Although for decades warfarin has been the gold standard for prevention of thromboembolic events, management is complicated by the drug's relatively narrow therapeutic window and the high incidence of interactions.
Taking Blood Thinners With Certain Painkillers May Raise Bleeding Risk
People taking blood thinners to prevent clots in their legs or lungs may put themselves at risk for serious internal bleeding if they also take common painkillers such as aspirin or ibuprofen, researchers warn.
Treating A Patient With Sepsis And Full Thickness Necrosis
A 43-year-old African American female went to the ICU at our institution with Streptococcus pneumoniae sepsis, which was complicated by disseminated intravascular coagulation.