CME/CE: Blood Clot Risk Higher with New Birth Control Pills

Publication Date:
Mon, 06/01/2015
By: Alere Staff

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MedPage Today

 

ACTIVE DATE

May 27, 2015 – May 27, 2017 

 

CREDIT

Physicians: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™

 

DESCRIPTION

Oral contraceptives, especially newer formulations, convey increased risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE). Other risk factors, especially BMI, increase the risk of VTE associated with oral contraceptives.

 

LINK

http://www.medpagetoday.com/Cardiology/VenousThrombosis/51775