DVT MS E4
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State whether lab will be increased or decreased in DVT
5. Bleeding Time
- 1. up
- 2. up
- 3. down
- 4. down
- 5. down
- 6. down
any trauma will cause WBC production and platelet too
What does does d-dimer tell?
tells about coagulation and amount of clot fibrin degradation products.
Not specific, other things will raise d-dimer other than clots
Why do patients need to be on heparin or lovenox when starting Warfarin?
it takes 3-5 days to take effect
What is heparin and warfarin OD antidotes?
- Heparin: protamine sulfate
- warfarin: vitamin K
These drugs have the suffix -ban
Factor Xa inhibitor meds (apixaban, Betrixaban)
What are drug tx of Pe?
- Fibrinolytic agents:
- - tPA
- - Altepase
What drug does this action: Directly converts plasminogen to plasmin, which then degrades clot-bound fibrin.
Altepase: used for tx of Pe
What is the normal value of D-dimer test?
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