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Coding for anticoagulation as tricky as managing it

There are essentially three parts to coding: diagnosis, lab tests and anticoagulation management. ... term (current) use of anticoagulants, as the primary reason for ordering a prothrombin time test.
May 2010

Improving in-hospital handoffs | Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 News | ACP Internist

Error-prone medications highlighted. Instead of a laundry list of medications without priority, make a point to check and highlight anticoagulants, antibiotics, narcotics, and insulin in particular, said Dr.
April 2019

Sometimes the best thing to do is nothing at all

She mentioned to the doctors, though, that she was told she once had atrial fibrillation so she's placed on anticoagulants and discharged. ... I look, listen, poke, prod, review, then review some more. The patient is asymptomatic, has rate-controlled
April 2020

Unintended consequences of progress--safety, burnout and health care reform

Performance measures can lead to worse safety, for example, the 4-hour pneumonia rule, trying to achieve HgbA1c less than 7 through the addition of a third drug, anticoagulation for patients
April 2020

Hospitals: Check doctor's communication skills before buying the practice

Language, Literacy, and Communication Regarding Medication in an Anticoagulation Clinic: Are Pictures Better Than Words?
April 2020

Hospital first in nation to offer DVT prophylaxis to doctors

The newer oral anticoagulants will ultimately be the most convenient and cost-effective tool.
April 2020

Can someone tell me why I should care about EINSTEIN-PE?

EINSTEIN-PE was published in the April 5 edition of the New England Journal of Medicine , the place to find cutting edge, non-inferiority, o...
April 2020

Tailoring anticoagulation more of a reality with DOACs

Streiff, MD, FACP, medical director of the Johns Hopkins Hospital Anticoagulation Management Service in Baltimore. ... Since 2010, four direct oral anticoagulants have been approved for the treatment of VTE.
March 2018

Anticoagulant choice for stroke won't be easy for some time

These patients may prefer one of the new anticoagulants, dabigatran, rivaroxaban or apixaban. ... Martinez said. Thus far, there is no clear “winner” in terms of the best anticoagulant, and there are at least three more new anticoagulants in the
October 2013

Cardiologists not needed: A nurse and a computer will do

At the second visit, the patient sees the nurse and the cardiologist together to go over test results and the prescribed therapies, including oral anticoagulation, antiarrhythmic drugs, and others.
April 2020

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