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Anticoagulation Overview

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  • Overview

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    Drug Classes

    • Vitamin K antagonist (VKA)

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      Heparins

      • Unfractionated heparin (UFH)

      • Low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH)

      • Heparinoids

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      Factor Xa inhibitors

      • Subcutaneous factor Xa inhibitors

      • Oral factor Xa inhibitors

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      Direct thrombin inhibitors

      • Parenteral direct thrombin inhibitors

      • Oral direct thrombin inhibitors

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    Therapeutic Uses

    • Venous thrombosis

    • Arterial thrombosis

    • Venous and arterial thrombosis/microangiopathy

  • Prophylactic Uses

  • Special Patient Populations

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    Quality Improvement

    • Choosing Wisely Canada

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    Guidelines and Resources

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      Guidelines

      • International guidelines

      • United States guidelines

      • United Kingdom guidelines

      • Canadian guidelines

      • European guidelines

      • Australian and New Zealand guidelines

      • African guidelines

    • Review articles

  • Patient Information

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    ICD-10 Codes

    • ICD-10 codes

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    References

    • DynaMed Editorial Process

    • Special acknowledgements

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Deputy Editor
William Aird MD
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Affiliations

Deputy Editor of Hematology, Nephrology and Oncology, Dynamed; Massachusetts, United States; Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Massachusetts, United States

Conflicts of Interest

Dr. Aird declares no relevant financial conflicts of interest.

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