Winter Kick-Off Sale at the McGill Bookstore
Don’t let the cold bite! From October 1st - 12th join us at the Bookstore for our Winter Kick-Off Sale. We’re melting down prices on some amazing winter gear. Save 25% to 75% off select McGill winter jackets, toques, gloves and more! Come while supplies last. For more information about this sale please visit our Facebook page. You can also contact Andrea Choules at 514-398-7410 or email her at andrea [dot] choules [at] mcgill [dot] ca .
McGill Bookstore Back-to-School Contest 2013:
Thanks to everyone who participated in our Back-to-School Contest 2013. This year's prize was a Fujitsu Notebook valued at over $1000. Our winner was Amanda (she is currently finishing up her Master's in Library and Information Studies at McGill University). You can see a picture of her shaking hands with our General Manager (Jason) by visiting our Facebook page.
Important Message- Pocket Medicine recall:
If you purchased a copy of Sabatine: Pocket Medicine 5e, ISBN 978-1-4511-8237-8, please make note of the following important correction on page 1-36:Oral anticoagulation (Chest 2012;141:e531S; EHJ 2012;33:2719; Circ 2013;127:1916)
· All valvular AF as stroke risk very high
· Nonvalv. AF: stroke risk ~4.5%/y; anticoag ® 68% ¯ stroke; use a risk score to guide Rx:
CHADS2: CHF (1 point), HTN (1), Age ≥75 y (1), DM (1), prior Stroke/TIA (2)
CHA2DS2-VASc: adds 65–74 y (1) ≥75 y (2), vasc dis. [MI, Ao plaque, or PAD (1)]; ? (1)
score ³2 ® anticoag; score 1 ® consider anticoag or ASA (? latter reasonable if risk factor age 65-74 y, vasc dis. or ?); antithrombotic Rx even if rhythm control [SCORE CORRECTED]
· Rx options: factor Xa or direct thrombin inhib (non-valv only; no monitoring required) or
warfarin (INR 2-3; w/ UFH bridge if high risk of stroke); if Pt refuses anticoag, consider
ASA + clopi or, even less effective, ASA alone (NEJM 2009;360:2066)
Please make note of this correction in your copy of Sabatine: Pocket Medicine 5e .
You may also download a PDF of page 1-36 directly from www.lww.com/PocketMedicine.
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