Division Chief, Dr. Mark Thoelke, Professor of Medicine, was invited to present at the Missouri chapter of the American College of Physicians annual meeting on September 16th at Osage Beach, MO.
“The American College of Physicians (ACP) is a diverse community of internal medicine specialists and subspecialists united by a commitment to excellence. Internists apply scientific knowledge and clinical expertise to the diagnosis, treatment, and compassionate care of adults across the spectrum from health to complex illness. With 154,000 members in countries across the globe, ACP is the largest medical-specialty society in the world. ACP and its physician members lead the profession in education, standard-setting, and the sharing of knowledge to advance the science and practice of internal medicine.” *
Dr. Thoelke’s topic was on ” Anticoagulation Cases in the Hospital 2018.”
His presentation focused on four main ideas: properly targeting at-risk patients for DVT prophylaxis, when to use NOACs and which one to use, anticoagulation bridging therapies, and anticoagulation reversal agents.
*For more detailed information on Dr. Thoelke’s presentation and on the American College of Physicians (ACP), please visit their website.