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Anticoagulation and Thrombolytic Therapy

Eelco F. M. Wijdicks

in The Practice of Emergency and Critical Care Neurology

Published on behalf of © Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Published in print May 2010 | ISBN: 9780195394023
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199323050 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195394023.003.0020
Anticoagulation and Thrombolytic Therapy

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Chapter 20 reviews the clinical guidelines for anticoagulation, the daily management of intravenous heparin, the use of oral anticoagulants, and the indications for use of the thrombolytic agent tPA. Adequate knowledge of the concepts underpinning the use of these agents is needed before they are administered.

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Subjects: Neurology

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