#40 JournalChat: Clearing COVID Clots and D-dimer Decisions
We catch up with Haematology Professor, Beverley Hunt OBE, to discuss our last Round Up's key articles. Including:
Do we REALLY believe the idea that we should give treatment dose anticoagulant to moderate Covid but a prophylactic dose to patients in ICU?
Therapeutic Anticoagulation with Heparin in Critically Ill Patients with Covid-19 | NEJM
Should we be using D-dimers in pregnancy?
D-dimer to rule out venous thromboembolism during pregnancy: A systematic review and meta-analysis
The DiPEP study
And are age-adjusted D-dimers the way to go?
Multi-center implementation of automated age-adjusted D-dimer results reduces unnecessary PE imaging