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Bleeding/Coagulation

Approach to +


The Critical Bleeder

A case-based series discussing the ED management of the critically bleeding patient requiring massive transfusion.

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Sickle Cell Disease – Acute Complications

Discussing acute complications of sickle cell disease and various management options.

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ED Management of Sickle Cell Disease

Management of sickle cell disease in the ED with emphasis on sickle cell crises.

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Anticoagulants, PCCs and Platelets

Discussing the comparative efficacy and reversal of Warfarin vs Dabigatran vs Rivaroxiban vs Abixaban. The podcast also goes on to explain the use of prothrombin complex concentrates (PCCs), the management of thrombocytopenia, ITP, TTP and anti-platelet associated intracranial bleeds.

Anticoagulants

 

DOACs – Use and Misuse

In-depth podcast and written summary of DOACs (part 1) – focusing on who & how to start therapy, their use in various disorders, and risk/benefit balance.

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In-depth podcast and written summary of DOACs (Part 2) – focusing on management of bleeding in low, medium, and high risk bleeds.

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Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

A case-based podcast discussion on the potential presenting signs/symptoms, investigations, differential diagnoses,and indications for treatment in TTP.

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Beyond the Basics +


Bleeding on Dabigatran

Discussing the reversal protocol of patients bleeding on dabigatran.

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 Transfusion Reactions


Discussing the possible severe reactions that can occur following blood transfusions – focusing on the presentations and management principles.

Transfusion reactions