• What screening is indicated for patients with a family history of thromboembolism? 

    Zona, J. Christian (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2009-12)
    At present, no clear recommendation can be made for or against routine screening of asymptomatic patients with a high-risk family history of thromboembolism. When such testing is being considered, both the risks and benefits ...
  • When is heparin indicated for the management of acute stroke? 

    Murphy, Shelley; Rodriguez, Jose E. (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2009-12)
    Heparin does not appear to improve overall outcomes when used for ischemic stroke or within the first 2 weeks of a cardioembolic stroke. (SOR B, extrapolated from meta-analyses of multiple heparinoids.)