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Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism: A guide for practitioners - 2nd edition


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Dr Andrew Blann, Senior Lecturer and Consultant Clinical Scientist, Birmingham, UK


ISBN: 9781905539338

April 2015 • M&K Publishing • 104pp

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Fully updated to reflect current evidence based practice Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism: A guide for Practitioners covers the pathology and common problems in clinical medicine and general practice related to venous thrombosis.


The new edition has details of the theory and practice of traditional drugs and the use of non-Vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) and overall the book will enable the practitioner to manage their patients with confidence


Contents include:

  • Introduction What is deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism and why are they important?
  • Who is at risk of these conditions and why?
  • Recognising and confirming DVT and PE
  • What have we got to treat these conditions?
  • Clinical practice of anticoagulation
  • Heparin and LMWH
  • Warfarin
  • Non-vitamin K antagonist anticoagulants (NOACs)
  • What happens if something goes wrong? – Haemorrhage References
  • Answers to Consolidation notes and Case Studies
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