A practical reference tool to clinical management, designed for the busy physician includes special sections dedicated to high-risk patient groups and special situations, including pregnancy and cancer therapy.
Designed for everyday use, primarily in the hospital setting, Thrombosis in Clinical Practice is a practical clinical reference to the management of thrombosis. The text provides a concise guide to the latest drugs and their applications and reviews appropriate therapeutic strategies for each of the most commonly-encountered clinical scenarios. Numerous flowcharts and checklists support and enhance the text, assisting the reader with case assessment and formulation of treatment plans. Copiously illustrated with tables, graphs, and charts, the book explains fundamental principles of etiology and mechanisms of drug action and includes the latest information on new agents and on-going trials.
Introduction to Anti-thrombotic Therapy. Anticoagulants: Mechanisms of Action, Effectiveness, Optimal Therapeutic Range. Antiplatelet Agents: Mechanisms of Action, Effectiveness, Optimal Therapeutic Range. Haemorrhagic Complications of Antithrombotic Therapy. Prevention and Treatment of Venous Thromboembolism. Antithrombotic Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation. Antithrombotic Therapy for Valvular Heart Disease. Antithrombotic Therapy in Coronary Artery Disease and Myocardial Infarction. Antithrombotic Therapy in Myocardial Infarction. Antithrombotic Therapy for Peripheral Artery Disease. Antithrombotic Therapy for Cerebral Vascular Disease. Antithrombotic Therapy in Heart Failure and Left Ventricular Dysfunction. Special Situations. Antithrombotic Therapy Used in General Practice and Hospitals: Cost Effectiveness and Decision Analysis.