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To Reverse, or Not to Reverse (the Bleed), That Is the Question

 

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With the increased use of direct-activity oral anticoagulants (DOACs) over the last decade, it is inevitable that emergency departments are seeing more patients with DOAC-related bleeding. Get an inside look at pharmacists’ strategies for optimizing reversal of DOAC-related bleeding in various ED settings.

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James KalusJames S. Kalus, Pharm.D, FASHP, is Director of Pharmacy at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Michigan. He also is Program Director for the PGY1 residency at Henry Ford Hospital and adjunct assistant professor of pharmacy and medicine at Wayne State University. Dr. Kalus earned his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees at the University of Toledo in Toledo, Ohio, and completed a residency and two-year cardiovascular research fellowship. His research has focused on cardiovascular disease, and he serves on the editorial board of Annals of Pharmacotherapy, Cardiology Panel. He recently completed an appointment to the ASHP Commission on Credentialing.

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Darius FaisonDarius J. Faison, Pharm.D., BCPS, is an emergency medicine clinical specialist at Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital in Wyandotte, Michigan, where he also serves as a PGY1 residency preceptor for the emergency medicine rotation. His current practice initiatives include designing and implementing an ED-specific sedation and analgesia protocol for mechanically ventilated patients, improving anticoagulation reversal processes in the ED, and enhancing interprofessional ED sepsis management. Dr. Faison earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy in Gainesville and completed a PGY1 residency at Henry Ford Hospital. He is an active member of ASHP and ACCP.

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This podcast is provided by ASHP and supported by an educational grant from Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

The information presented during the podcast reflects solely the opinions of the presenter. The information and materials are not, and are not intended as, a comprehensive source of drug information on this topic. The contents of the podcast have not been reviewed by ASHP, and should neither be interpreted as the official policies of ASHP, nor an endorsement of any product(s), nor should they be considered as a substitute for the professional judgment of the pharmacist or physician.