A clinically oriented handbook providing up-to-date recommendations for mastering the practical aspects of patient management for venous thromboembolism
Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is associated with high morbidity and mortality both in and out of the hospital setting, and is one of the commonest reasons for hospital attendances and admissions. Designed as a practical resource, the Handbook of Venous Thromboembolism covers the practical aspects of venous thromboembolism management in short and easily followed algorithms and tables. This important text helps physicians keep up-to-date with the latest recommendations for treating venous thromboembolism in clinic-oriented settings. Experts in fields such as the radiological diagnosis of pulmonary embolism and thrombophilia testing, give a succinct summary of the investigation, diagnosis and treatment of venous thromboembolism and include evidence-based guidelines.
With contributions from a team on internationally recognized experts, Handbook of Venous Thromboembolism is a source of information that specialists in the field can recommend to non-specialists and which the latter will be able to review to assist in their education and management of this wide-spread condition. This vital resource:
- Comprises of a clinically focused handbook, useful as a daily resource for the busy physician
- Offers a handbook written by an international team of specialists offering their experience on the practical aspects of venous thromboembolism management
- Addresses venous thrombosis prevention, a major focus for healthcare providers
- Includes coverage on controversies in the management of venous thromboembolism so clinicians can understand how experts are practicing in real scenarios
Written for hematology trainees, emergency and acute medicine physicians, junior doctors, and primary care physicians, Handbook of Venous Thromboembolism covers the basics for treating patients with venous thromboembolism and offers guidelines from noted experts in the field.
Keywords: patient management for venous thromboembolism; treating venous thromboembolism; clinical aspects of venous thromboembolism; guide to venous thromboembolism; Ventilation-perfusion scanning; Radiological diagnosis of pulmonary embolism; Spiral computed tomography pulmonary angiography; management of isolated subsegmental pulmonary embolism; Haemodynamic assessment; antithrombotic therapies; therapeutic monitoring of anticoagulation; Laboratory diagnostics of venous thromboembolism; research of Venous Thromboembolism; clinical judgment when treating venous thromboembolism; evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for treating venous thromboembolism; recommendations for treating venous thromboembolism; algorithms for the diagnosis of DVT or PE; Laboratory prediction of recurrent venous thromboembolism; VTE recurrence; Laboratory monitoring of anticoagulant therapy; Handbook of Venous Thromboembolism; Jecko Thachil; Catherine Bagot, Hematology, Emergency Medicine & Trauma, Hematology, Emergency Medicine & Trauma