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Clin Geriatr Med. 2014 May;30(2):219-27. doi: 10.1016/j.cger.2014.01.013. Epub 2014 Mar 6.

Preoperative management of anticoagulation and antiplatelet agents.

Author information

1
Department of Internal Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, LMOB 1B, 110 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA. Electronic address: lgleason@bidmc.harvard.edu.
2
Department of Medicine, Highland Hospital, 1000 South Avenue, Box 58, Rochester, NY 14620, USA.

Abstract

This article describes current literature and treatment plans for managing anticoagulation and antiplatelet agents in patients presenting with hip fractures. Indications for anticoagulation and antiplatelet agents are discussed, and management techniques for when patients present with hip fractures are reviewed.

KEYWORDS:

Anticoagulation; Antiplatelet; Aspirin; Clopidogrel; Warfarin

PMID:
24721362
DOI:
10.1016/j.cger.2014.01.013
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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