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Handbook of Venous Thromboembolism


Handbook of Venous Thromboembolism


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von: Jecko Thachil, Catherine Bagot

79,99 €

Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 07.11.2017
ISBN/EAN: 9781119095590
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 344

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A clinically oriented handbook providing up-to-date recommendations for mastering the practical aspects of patient management for venous thromboembolism Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is associated with high morbidity and mortality both in and out of the hospital setting, and is one of the commonest reasons for hospital attendances and admissions. Designed as a practical resource, the Handbook of Venous Thromboembolism covers the practical aspects of venous thromboembolism management in short and easily followed algorithms and tables. This important text helps physicians keep up-to-date with the latest recommendations for treating venous thromboembolism in clinic-oriented settings. Experts in fields such as the radiological diagnosis of pulmonary embolism and thrombophilia testing, give a succinct summary of the investigation, diagnosis and treatment of venous thromboembolism and include evidence-based guidelines. With contributions from a team on internationally recognized experts, Handbook of Venous Thromboembolism is a source of information that specialists in the field can recommend to non-specialists and which the latter will be able to review to assist in their education and management of this wide-spread condition. This vital resource: •    Comprises of a clinically focused handbook, useful as a daily resource for the busy physician •    Offers a handbook written by an international team of specialists offering their experience on the practical aspects of venous thromboembolism management •    Addresses venous thrombosis prevention, a major focus for healthcare providers •    Includes coverage on controversies in the management of venous thromboembolism so clinicians can understand how experts are practicing in real scenarios Written for hematology trainees, emergency and acute medicine physicians, junior doctors, and primary care physicians, Handbook of Venous Thromboembolism covers the basics for treating patients with venous thromboembolism and offers guidelines from noted experts in the field. 
List of Contributors viii Foreword xi Section I Clinical Overview 1 1 Risk Factors for Venous Thromboembolism 3Peter E. Rose 2 Management of Venous Thrombosis in the Lower Limbs 13Dan Horner 3 Clinical Presentation of Acute Pulmonary Embolism 21C.E.A. Dronkers, M.V. Huisman and F.A. Klok Section II Diagnosis 27 4 Clinical Prediction Scores 29Kerstin de Wit and Lana A. Castellucci 5 Laboratory Aspects in Diagnosis and Management of Venous Thromboembolism 35Giuseppe Lippi and Emmanuel J. Favaloro 6 Thrombophilia Testing 49Massimo Franchini 7 Radiological Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism 55Joachim E. Wildberger and Marco Das 8 The Antiphospholipid Syndrome 60Karen Breen Section III Treatment 67 9 Inpatient or Outpatient Anticoagulation 69Lauren Floyd and Jecko Thachil 10 An Anticoagulant Service in Practice 73Kathy Macintosh, Dawn Kyle and Linda Smith 11 Point of Care Testing 86Dianne Patricia Kitchen 12 Direct Oral Anticoagulants in the Prevention and Management of Venous Thromboembolism 94Yen?]Lin Chee and Henry G. Watson 13 The Role of Thrombolysis in the Management of Venous Thromboembolism 102Carlos J. Guevara and Suresh Vedantham 14 Inferior Vena Cava Filters in the Management of Venous Thromboembolism 114Anita Rajasekhar and Molly W. Mandernach Section IV Special Situations 129 15 VTE in Pregnancy 131Catherine Nelson Piercy 16 Paediatric Venous Thromboembolism 145Paul Monagle and Rebecca Barton 17 Cancer?]associated Thrombosis 153Simon Noble 18 Venous Thromboembolism Management in Obese Patients 161Kathryn Lang and Jignesh Patel 19 Venous Thromboembolism in Intensive Care 169Gill Parmilan and Jecko Thachil 20 Venous Thromboembolism; a Primary Care Perspective 174David Fitzmaurice Section V Unusual Site Thrombosis 181 21 Cerebral Venous Thrombosis 183Christian Weimar 22 Upper Extremity Thrombosis 192Scott M. Stevens and Scott C. Woller 23 Management of Intra?]abdominal Thrombosis 205Serena M. Passamonti, Francesca Gianniello and Ida Martinelli 24 Thrombosis in the Retinal Circulation 216Wenlan Zhang and Paul Hahn Section VI Long?]term Sequelae of VTE 229 25 Post?]thrombotic Syndrome 231Andrew Busuttil and Alun H. Davies 26 Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension 240Demosthenes G. Papamatheakis and William R. Auger 27 Predicting Recurrent VTE 255R. Campbell Tait Section VII Controversies 263 28 Cancer Screening in Unprovoked Venous Thromboembolism 265David Keeling 29 Sub?]segmental and Incidental PE – to Treat or Not? 269Jecko Thachil 30 Management of Distal Vein Thrombosis 273Giuseppe Camporese and Enrico Bernardi Section VIII Prevention 281 31 A Summary of the Evidence for VTE Prevention, with a Focus on the Controversies 283Catherine Bagot 32 VTE Prevention: Real World Practice 293Emma Gee 33 VTE Root Cause Analysis – How To Do It 301Alison Moughton, Francesca Jones and Will Lester Index
JECKO THACHIL, MBBS, MD, MRCP, FRCPath is a consultant haematologist at Department of Haematology, Manchester Royal Infirmary in Manchester, UK. He has a special clinical interest in blood coagulation disorders and the prevention and treatment of venous thrombosis. He is the editor of the Wiley-Blackwell publication Haematology in Critical Care. CATHERINE BAGOT, BSc, MBBS, MD, MRCP, FRCPath is a consultant haematologist at Department of Haematology, Glasgow Royal Infirmary in Glasgow, UK. He specializes in haemostasis and thrombosis at Glasgow Royal Infirmary and who is mainly interested in the role of thrombin generation in thrombosis risk stratification.
A Clinically Oriented Handbook Providing Up-to-Date Recommendations for Mastering the Practical Aspects of Patient Management for Venous Thromboembolism Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is associated with high morbidity and mortality both in and out of the hospital setting and is one of the commonest reasons for hospital attendances and admissions. Designed as a practical resource, the Handbook of Venous Thromboembolism covers the practical aspects of VTE management in short and easily followed algorithms and tables. This important text helps keep physicians up to date with the latest recommendations for treating VTE in clinic-oriented settings. Experts in fields such as the radiological diagnosis of pulmonary embolism and thrombophilia testing give a summary of investigation, diagnosis and treatment of VTE and include evidence-based guidelines. With contributions from a team of internationally recognized experts, the Handbook of Venous Thromboembolism is a source of information that specialists in the field can recommend to non- specialists and that the latter will be able to review to assist in their education and management of this widespread condition. This vital resource: Provides a clinically focused daily resource for the busy physician Is written by an international team of specialists who offer their experience on the practical aspects of VTE management Addresses venous thrombosis prevention, a major focus for healthcare providers Includes a coverage on controversies in the management of VTE to enable clinicians to understand how experts are practicing in real scenarios Written for haematology trainees, emergency and acute medicine physicians, junior doctors, and primary care physicians, the Handbook of Venous Thromboembolism covers the basics for treating patients with venous thromboembolism and offers guidelines from noted experts in the field.

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