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Anticoagulation Guidelines

The guidelines are grouped according to the following categories:

General

Antithrombotic Therapy and Prevention of Thrombosis, 9th ed: American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines
http://journal.publications.chestnet.org/
issue.aspx?journalid=99&issueid=23443

Antithrombotic and Thrombolytic Therapy, 8th Ed: ACCP Guidelines
http://journal.publications.chestnet.org/
issue.aspx?journalid=99&issueid=22073&direction=P

The Seventh ACCP Conference on Antithrombotic and Thrombolytic Therapy: Evidence-Based Guidelines
http://journal.publications.chestnet.org/
issue.aspx?journalid=99&issueid=22016

Cardiac

Atrial Fibrillation (A. Fib.) - 2011 ACCF/AHA/HRS Focused Updates Incorporated Into the ACC/AHA/ESC 2006 Guidelines for the Management of Patients With Atrial Fibrillation. J Am Coll Card. 2011:3-101-98. doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2010.09.013
www.sciencedirect.com/science/
article/pii/S0735109710039884

Atrial Fibrillation (A. Fib.) - 2011 ACCF/AHA/HRS Focused Update on the Management of Patients With Atrial Fibrillation (Update on Dabigatran). J Am Coll Card. 2011:1330-7. doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2011.01.010
www.sciencedirect.com/science/
article/pii/S0735109711002567

Atrial Fibrillation (A. Fib.) - 2006: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines and the European Society of Cardiology Committee for Practice Guidelines (Writing Committee to Revise the 2001 Guidelines for the Management of Patients With Atrial Fibrillation): Developed in Collaboration With the European Heart Rhythm Association and the Heart Rhythm Society
http://circ.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/full/114/7/e257

Atrial Fibrillation (A. Fib.) & Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) 2012: New Oral Anticoagulants in Atrial Fibrillation and Acute Coronary Syndromes ESC Working Group on Thrombosis—Task Force on Anticoagulants in Heart Disease Position Paper. J Am Coll Cardiol 2012; 59:1413–25. doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2012.02.008
Note: This is a "state of the art" review more so than a set of guidelines.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/
science/article/pii/S0735109712005037

Valvular Heart Disease - ACC/AHA 2006 Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Valvular Heart Disease: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Writing Committee to Revise the 1998 Guidelines for the Management of Patients With Valvular Heart Disease) Developed in Collaboration With the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists (endorsements pending)
http://www.americanheart.org/downloadable/heart/
1150461625693ValvularHeartDisease2006.pdf

Coronary and Other Atherosclerotic Vascular Disease - AHA/ACC Guidelines for Secondary Prevention for Patients With Coronary and Other Atherosclerotic Vascular Disease: 2006 Update, Endorsed by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
http://circ.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/full/113/19/2363

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention - ACC/AHA/SCAI 2005 Guideline Update for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (ACC/AHA/SCAI Writing Committee to Update the 2001 Guidelines for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention)
http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/113/7/e166.long

Cardiovascular Disease - Evidence-Based Guidelines for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Women: 2007 Update
http://circ.ahajournals.org/cgi/reprint/
CIRCULATIONAHA.107.181546v1

Unstable Angina/Non–ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction - 2012 ACCF/AHA Focused Update of the Guideline for the Management of Patients With Unstable Angina/Non−ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (Updating the 2007 Guideline and Replacing the 2011 Focused Update)
circ.ahajournals.org/content/early/
2012/07/16/CIR.0b013e318256f1e0.full.pdf+html

Assessing Stroke and Bleeding Risk in Atrial Fibrillation - Consensus Statement on Appropriate Anticoagulant Use provided by the Alliance for Aging Research
http://www.clotcare.org/assessing_stroke_and_bleeding_risk_
in_atrial_fibrillation_consensus_statement
_on_appropriate_anticoagulant_use.pdf

Guidelines from the American College of Cardiology
The America College of Cardiology provides an easily searchable data base of the most recent cardiology guidelines for a variety of cardiology indications. In addition, one can find a wealth of other information on related Health Policy Statements, Performance Measures, Competence and Training Statements, Clinical Alerts, etc.
http://www.cardiosource.org/science-and-quality/
practice-guidelines-and-quality-standards.aspx

ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction - 2013 ACCF/AHA Guideline for the Management of ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Executive Summary : A Report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines
http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/early/
2012/12/17/CIR.0b013e3182742c84.full.pdf

Stroke & Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) (note: see "Cardiac" section for cardioembolic stroke/TIA)

Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) Guidelines from Annals of Neurology
http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/fulltext/112750592/HTMLSTART

Guidelines for the Early Management of Adults With Ischemic Stroke: A Guideline From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Stroke Council, Clinical Cardiology Council, Cardiovascular Radiology and Intervention Council, and the Atherosclerotic Peripheral Vascular Disease and Quality of Care Outcomes in Research Interdisciplinary Working Groups. The American Academy of Neurology affirms the value of this guideline as an educational tool for neurologists.
http://stroke.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/full/38/5/1655

Primary Prevention of Ischemic Stroke: A Guideline From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Stroke Council: Cosponsored by the Atherosclerotic Peripheral Vascular Disease Interdisciplinary Working Group; Cardiovascular Nursing Council; Clinical Cardiology Council; Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Metabolism Council; and the Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Interdisciplinary Working Group: The American Academy of Neurology affirms the value of this guideline.
http://stroke.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/full/37/6/1583

Guidelines for Prevention of Stroke in Patients With Ischemic Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack: A Statement for Healthcare Professionals From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Council on Stroke: Co-Sponsored by the Council on Cardiovascular Radiology and Intervention: The American Academy of Neurology affirms the value of this guideline.
http://stroke.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/full/37/2/577

Update to the AHA/ASA Recommendations for the Prevention of Stroke in Patients With Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack
http://stroke.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/full/39/5/1647

Recommendations for the Establishment of Stroke Systems of Care: Recommendations From the American Stroke Association’s Task Force on the Development of Stroke Systems
http://stroke.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/full/36/3/690

Physical Activity and Exercise Recommendations for Stroke Survivors: An American Heart Association Scientific Statement From the Council on Clinical Cardiology, Subcommittee on Exercise, Cardiac Rehabilitation, and Prevention; the Council on Cardiovascular Nursing; the Council on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Metabolism; and the Stroke Council
http://circ.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/full/109/16/2031

Statins After Ischemic Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack: An Advisory Statement From the Stroke Council, American Heart Association and American Stroke Association
http://stroke.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/full/35/4/1023

Venous thromboembolism (DVT, PE, etc.)

Venous Thromboembolism in Cancer Patients - The American Society of Clinical Oncology has released new guidelines for prevention and treatment of venous thromboembolism in cancer patients.
http://jco.ascopubs.org/cgi/content/abstract/JCO.2007.14.1283v1

Peripheral Arterial Disease

Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) - ACC/AHA 2005 Practice Guidelines for the Management of Patients With Peripheral Arterial Disease (Lower Extremity, Renal, Mesenteric, and Abdominal Aortic): A Collaborative Report from the American Association for Vascular Surgery/Society for Vascular Surgery,* Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, Society for Vascular Medicine and Biology, Society of Interventional Radiology, and the ACC/AHA Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Writing Committee to Develop Guidelines for the Management of Patients With Peripheral Arterial Disease): Endorsed by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; Society for Vascular Nursing; TransAtlantic Inter-Society Consensus; and Vascular Disease Foundation
http://circ.ahajournals.org/cgi/reprint/113/11/e463

Bleeding Complications

Guidelines for the Management of Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage in Adults: 2007 Update: A Guideline From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Stroke Council, High Blood Pressure Research Council, and the Quality of Care and Outcomes in Research Interdisciplinary Working Group: The American Academy of Neurology affirms the value of this guideline as an educational tool for neurologists.
http://circ.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/116/16/e391


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