Podcast 185.0: Anticoagulation Reversal

How and when to reverse anticoagulation in the bleeding EM patient.

Hosts:
Joe Offenbacher, MD
Audrey Bree Tse, MD

February 11th, 2022 Download Leave a Comment Tags: , ,

Show Notes

Coagulation Cascade:

 

Algorithm for Anticoagulated Bleeding Patient in the ED:

 

 

Indications for Anticoagulation Reversal:

 

References: 

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  4. Fariborz Farsad B, Golpira R, Najafi H, et al. Comparison between Prothrombin Complex Concentrate (PCC) and Fresh Frozen Plasma (FFP) for the Urgent Reversal of Warfarin in Patients with Mechanical Heart Valves in a Tertiary Care Cardiac Center. Iran J Pharm Res. 2015;14(3):877-885.
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