Choosing DOACs in the emergency department

Choosing DOACs in the emergency department is a critical piece of any emergency medicine pharmacist's knowledge. In this post, we dive deep into which DOAC wins the day (for now). Patient Case: A 62-year-old female presents to the ED with left lower extremity pain and swelling and is diagnosed with a LLE deep vein thrombosis (DVT) on ultrasound. The patient’s past medical history is significant for hypertension and she takes amlodipine at home. Laboratory values, [...]