Blood and Clots Series: Which antithrombotic therapy should I start for my patient with acute VTE?

In Blood & Clots, Medical Concepts by Eric Tseng7 Comments

All the content from the Blood & Clots series can be found here. CanMEDS Roles addressed: Expert Case Description You diagnose an 83 year old female patient with an acute DVT. Her comorbidities include hypertension, diabetes, mild chronic kidney disease  (CrCL 55), osteoarthritis, and early mild cognitive impairment for which she is taking Ramipril 10 mg daily, Hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg daily, Metformin 500 mg TID, Donepezil 10 mg daily, and Ibuprofen 200 mg …

Blood and Clots Series Quizlet 5: Should I Screen my Patient for Occult Cancer After Unprovoked VTE?

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Hello Blood & Clots/CanadiEM community! Before we post our blog series on thrombosis and bleeding, we encourage you to test your initial knowledge by going through a few brief case scenarios. These cases were originally posted as part of our needs assessment in Fall 2016, and you can find the answers after each question below. The first few quizlets can be found here: Quizlet 1, Quizlet 2, Quizlet 3, Quizlet 4. All the …

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Blood and Clots Quizlet 4: Antithrombotic Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation

In Blood & Clots, Medical Concepts by Eric Tseng1 Comment

Hello Blood & Clots/CanadiEM community! Before we post our blog series on thrombosis and bleeding, we encourage you to test your initial knowledge by going through a few brief case scenarios. These cases were originally posted as part of our needs assessment in Fall 2016, and you can find the answers after each question below. The first few quizlets can be found here: Quizlet 1, Quizlet 2, Quizlet 3. All the content from …

Blood and Clots Quizlet 3: Procedures on Warfarin

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Hello Blood & Clots/CanadiEM community! Before we post our blog series on thrombosis and bleeding, we encourage you to test your initial knowledge by going through a few brief case scenarios. These cases were originally posted as part of our needs assessment in Fall 2016, and you can find the answers after each question below. The first and second cases can be found here: Quizlet #1, Quizlet #2. All the content from the …

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Blood and Clots Quizlet 2: Trauma in a Patient on Warfarin

In Blood & Clots, Medical Concepts by Andrew Shih2 Comments

Hello Blood & Clots/CanadiEM community! Before we post our blog series on thrombosis and bleeding, we encourage you to test your initial knowledge by going through a few brief case scenarios. These cases were originally posted as part of our needs assessment in Fall 2016, and you can find the answers after each question below. The first cases can be found here: Quizlet #1. All the content from the Blood & Clots series …

Blood and Clots Quizlet 1: Oral Contraceptives and Pulmonary Embolism

In Blood & Clots, Medical Concepts by Eric Tseng3 Comments

Hello Blood & Clots/CanadiEM community! Before we post our blog series on thrombosis and bleeding, we encourage you to test your initial knowledge by going through a few brief case scenarios. These cases were originally posted as part of our needs assessment in Fall 2016, and you can find the answers after each question below. The Introduction to Blood and Clots post can be found here. All the content from the Blood and …