Warfarin

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Abstract Number: 1046

CALCIPHYLAXIS: BE AWARE OF HIGH RISK MEDICATIONS, DON’T ALWAYS BLAME KIDNEYS

Case Presentation: A 52-year-old female with a history of hypertension and atrial fibrillation presented with a painful ulcer on her right leg. The patient noted that it started as a small bump six months ago [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:43:49-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on CALCIPHYLAXIS: BE AWARE OF HIGH RISK MEDICATIONS, DON’T ALWAYS BLAME KIDNEYS

Abstract Number: 884

SPONTAENOUS IDIOPATHIC PULMONARY VEIN THROMBOSIS SUCCESSFULLY TREATED WITH ORAL ANTICOAGULATION: A CASE REPORT AND REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE

Case Presentation: 68-year-old obese woman with history of recurrent urinary tract infections (UTI) presented with weakness and abdominal pain after failed outpatient treatment for UTI with Nitrofurantoin. During hospitalization, she was noted to be dyspneic [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:38:47-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on SPONTAENOUS IDIOPATHIC PULMONARY VEIN THROMBOSIS SUCCESSFULLY TREATED WITH ORAL ANTICOAGULATION: A CASE REPORT AND REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE

Abstract Number: 691

WARFARIN-INDUCED CALCIPHYLAXIS

Case Presentation: 69 year old woman with atrial fibrillation on warfarin and unspecified connective tissue disease on prednisone presented to the emergency department (ED) with worsening, painful bilateral lower extremity skin lesions. She noted a [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:33:13-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on WARFARIN-INDUCED CALCIPHYLAXIS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 661

OF ULCERS AND ESCHAR

Case Presentation: A 62-year-old man presented with 5 weeks of progressive right lower extremity ulceration associated with pain, swelling, erythema, fevers, and diaphoresis. Initially, outpatient providers diagnosed patient with cellulitis following minor trauma and complicated [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:43:54-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on OF ULCERS AND ESCHAR

HM2018 Abstract Number: 173

CONCURRENT NSAID AND WARFARIN USE IS ASSOCIATED WITH INCREASED BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS

Background: Warfarin is commonly used in long-term anticoagulation and has a narrow therapeutic index. Dosing is dependent on intrinsic patient variables including cytochrome P450 2C9 (CYP2C9) and VKORC1 polymorphisms. High protein binding and CYP-dependent clearance [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:14-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Patient Safety, Research, Uncategorized|Comments Off on CONCURRENT NSAID AND WARFARIN USE IS ASSOCIATED WITH INCREASED BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 836

NOVEL ORAL ANTICOAGULANTS – A CURSE IN DISGUISE ?

Case Presentation: A 90-year-old Caucasian female with non-valvular atrial fibrillation, on therapeutic anticoagulation with warfarin was admitted with community acquired pneumonia. She was treated with Levofloxacin. She underwent cardioversion for symptomatic atrial fibrillation with rapid [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:23:29-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on NOVEL ORAL ANTICOAGULANTS – A CURSE IN DISGUISE ?

HM2018 Abstract Number: 156

OPTIMAL DOSING OF 4-FACTOR PROTHROMBIN COMPLEX CONCENTRATE FOR REVERSAL OF WARFARIN ASSOCIATED COAGULOPATHY

Background: While anticoagulants are the core treatment plan for preventing strokes in patients with atrial fibrillation and managing patients with thromboembolic disease, there is a dichotomy of efficacy and harm with their use. Rapid inpatient [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:16:22-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Patient Safety, Research|Comments Off on OPTIMAL DOSING OF 4-FACTOR PROTHROMBIN COMPLEX CONCENTRATE FOR REVERSAL OF WARFARIN ASSOCIATED COAGULOPATHY

HM2018 Abstract Number: 157

WARFARIN QUALITY METRICS FOR HOSPITALIZED OLDER ADULTS: A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY

Background: Warfarin-associated adverse drug events are dangerous, common, and costly. Anticoagulation safety is a national priority. While multiple tools exist for warfarin management in the outpatient setting, there is a dearth of guidance with regard [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:14:59-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Patient Safety, Research|Comments Off on WARFARIN QUALITY METRICS FOR HOSPITALIZED OLDER ADULTS: A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY

HM2018 Abstract Number: 143

Resuming warfarin following upper gastrointestinal bleeding among patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation – a microsimulation analysis

Background: Warfarin and other anticoagulants increase the risk of hemorrhagic complications, including upper gastrointestinal hemorrhages (UGIB). Warfarin is commonly used in the management of atrial fibrillation to reduce the risk of ischemic stroke, and frequently [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:53:22-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on Resuming warfarin following upper gastrointestinal bleeding among patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation – a microsimulation analysis