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Risk of Falls & Major Bleeds

Risk of Falls and Major Bleeds in Patients on Oral Anticoagulation Therapy In this prospective cohort, patients, who were on oral anticoagulants and who had a high risk of falling, did not have a significantly increased risk of major bleeds. These findings suggest that falling risk is not a valid reason to avoid oral anticoagulants. […]

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Aug 2012: Anticoagulants

Should patients at risk for falling receive anticoagulants? Find out the answer to this question and others in the August 2012 issue of The American Journal of Medicine.

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Obesity Is Not Protective against Fracture in Postmenopausal Women: GLOW

The results of this study demonstrate that obesity is not protective against fracture in postmenopausal women and is associated with increased risk of ankle and upper leg fractures. These findings have major public health implications in view of the rapidly rising incidence of obesity. Abstract Objective To investigate the prevalence and incidence of clinical fractures […]

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