Life-Threatening Bleeding in Patients Presenting to the ED: Indications, Therapy and Reversal Agents - Day 1



Day 1
Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Mirage Events Center C3
**Lunch Provided**


PancioliArthur M. Pancioli, MD - University of Cincinnati -  Indications for oral anticoagulation in patients (DVT/PE, AFib/Stroke etc) using warfarin, a Factor IIa inhibitor, or Factor Xa inhibitors

Disclosures: No relevant relationships

KosowskyJoshua Kosowsky, MD - Brigham & Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School - Optimal Treatment of major bleeding in the Anticoagulated Patient in the ED: The EMCREG-International Severe Bleeding Algorithm
Disclosures: No relevant relationships

AdeoyeOpeolu Adeoye, MD - University of Cincinnati EM/Neurocritical Care - The ED management of intracranial bleeding in anticoagulated patients presenting to the ED.

Disclosure: No relevant relationships

GregFermannGregory J. Fermann, MD - University of Cincinnati - Treatment of Severe Bleeding in the Anticoagulated Trauma Patient in the Emergency Department
Disclosures: Speakers Bureau/Consulting: Janssen Pharmaceuticals; Research Support: Portola Pharmaceuticals

W. Brian Gibler, MD - University of Cincinnati (Moderator)
Disclosures: Advisory Board: AstraZeneca, Entegrion; Shareholder: MyocardioCare, Entegrion

This symposium will describe the indications for anticoagulation, pharmacologic agents and reversal agents in the Emergency Department setting. This is the 1st 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.

Learning Objectives:

Emergency Physician attendees will able to DESCRIBE:

  • Various oral anticoagulants including the vitamin K antagonist warfarin, Factor IIa and Factor Xa inhibitors and their indications for patients with DVT/PE and Atrial fibrillation/Stroke
  • Various oral anticoagulants and a treatment algorithm for use by emergency physicians
  • The process for the reversal of anticoagulant effects for patients with life-threatening bleeding who present to the Emergency Department
  • The treatment of anticoagulated patients with trauma and intracranial bleeding presenting to the Emergency Department

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education is accrediting this 1 hour symposium for 1 (one) hour of Category 1 ACCME credit.