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Pulmonary Thromboembolism

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AUTHORS:
Steven Lahti
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  1. Recognize the limited utility of the physical exam in diagnosis of venous thromboembolism (VTE).
  2. Know how to a diagnose deep vein thrombosis (DVT).
  3. Know how to diagnose a pulmonary embolism (PE).
  4. Recognize the recommended treatments for VTE and indications for admission to the hospital.
  5. Anticipate complications of PE/DVT.
  6. Recognize indications for thrombolytic therapy for PE.
  7. Know how long to treat patients with anticoagulation for spontaneous, provoked, and recurrent VTE.
  8. Know when to perform a thrombophilic workup in patients presenting with VTE.
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine, 2e > Diagnosis and Treatment of Venous Thromboembolism
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Chapter
AccessMedicine > Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment 2019 > Disorders of Hemostasis, Thrombosis, & Antithrombotic Therapy
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Video
AccessMedicine > Fibrinolytic Drugs > Fibrinolytic Drugs
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Video
AccessMedicine > Oral Anticoagulants: This animation will review the synthesis of vitamin K-dependent coagulation factors and illustrate how warfarin acts to inhibit the final step in the synthesis of these clotting factors. > Oral Anticoagulants: This animation will review the synthesis of vitamin K-dependent coagulation factors and illustrate how warfarin acts to inhibit the final step in the synthesis of these clotting factors.
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Video
AccessMedicine > Parenteral Anticoagulants: This animation reviews the process of coagulation and illustrates the mechanism of action of parenteral anticoagulant drugs. > Parenteral Anticoagulants: This animation reviews the process of coagulation and illustrates the mechanism of action of parenteral anticoagulant drugs.
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Case File
AccessMedicine > Case Files: Internal Medicine 5e > Case 14 > Pulmonary Embolism
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Case File
AccessMedicine > Case Files: Emergency Medicine, 4e > Case 14 > Pulmonary Embolism
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Case File
AccessMedicine > Resident Readiness®: Internal Medicine > Case 43 > Pulmonary Embolism
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Case File
AccessMedicine > Case Files: Anatomy 3e > Case 9 > Deep Venous Thrombosis
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Case File
AccessMedicine > Case Files: Surgery 5e > Case 51 > Venous Thromboembolism (VTE)
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