Life-Threatening Bleeding in Patients Presenting to the ED: Treatment of Critically-Ill and Critically-Injured Patients - Day 2
Thursday, May 16th, 2019
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Grand Ballroom D
Charles V. Pollack, Jr., MA, MD - Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA - Appropriate therapy for the patient presenting to the ED with severe bleeding from vitamin K antagonists, Factor IIa inhibitor, or Factor Xa inhibitors.
William A. Knight, IV, MD - University of Cincinnati EM/Critical Care - The ED management of the anticoagulated patient with GI bleeding and mucosal bleeding.
Natalie E Kreitzer, MD - University of Cincinnati EM/Critical Care - Critical Care management of intracranial and intraspinal bleeding in the anticoagulated patient.
|Babak Sarani, MD, FACS - George Washington University, Trauma Surgery/Critical Care - Critical Care management of the anticoagulated trauma patient as well as patients on oral anticoagulants presenting to the ED requiring an emergent operation. |
Disclosures: Consulting: Portola Pharmaceuticals
W. Brian Gibler, MD - University of Cincinnati (Moderator)
This symposium will emphasize treatment of severe bleeding in anticoagulated patients in the Emergency Department and Critical Care environments. This is the 2nd hour of a 2-hour symposium. This hour includes four (4) ten (10) minute presentations followed by a 20-minute panel discussion and Q & A with attendees.
Emergency Physician attendees will able to DESCRIBE for the anticoagulated patient:
- Anticoagulant therapy including warfarin, Factor Xa and Factor IIa inhibitors and the reversal agents for these patients in the ED and critical care environments
- The treatment of severe gastrointestinal and mucosal bleeding
- Management of intracranial and intraspinal bleeding in the critical care environment
- The treatment of the trauma patient and the preparation of the trauma and surgical patient for the operating room
The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education is accrediting this 1-hour symposium for a total of 1 hour of Category 1 ACCME credit.