Fast Facts: Bleeding Disorders

Publication Year: 2013

Edition: 2nd

Authors/Editor: Green, David; Ludlum, Christohper A.

Publisher: S. Karger

ISBN: 978-1-90-854136-9

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 100

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Keeps a complex subject simple and clinically oriented; the authors have made numerous updates to this second edition to ensure it provides essential information in a readily accessible format.

This book remains a comprehensive up-to-date reference that reflects the latest research and clinical guidelines. It assists primary care providers, physician assistants, nurse-clinicians, pharmacists, residents and doctors in training as they confront the challenges of controlling bleeding in patients with hemophilia, von Willebrand disease, platelet disorders and thrombosis, or as a result of antithrombotic or anticoagulant therapy.

This is a small book packed with important information, designed to swiftly improve patient treatment and outcomes.

Highlights include:
• An expert overview of normal hemostasis
• A clear assessment pathway, from taking an accurate history and focused clinical examination, to essential laboratory investigations
• Objective criteria for diagnosing hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia
• The latest guidelines on diagnosing and treating primary immune thrombocytopenia
• A discussion of the benefits of prophylaxis in patients with hemophilia
• Updated methods for evaluating and treating bleeding disorders in pregnancy
• An overview of the scoring system for disseminated intravascular coagulation
• Information on the latest anticoagulants and antithrombotics, including bleeding risks and strategies to control bleeding.

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: S. Karger
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Green, David; Ludlum, Christohper A.
ISBN: 978-1-90-854136-9
Specialty:
Internal Medicine
Hematology
Language: English
Edition: 2nd
Pages: 148
Illustrations: 23
Year: 2013
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 100

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