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First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 (2021) | Physician Assistant (PA) School Study Aid

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Coagulation Cascade
Secondary Hemostasis
Intrinsic Pathway
Partial Thromboplastin Time (PTT)
Extrinsic Pathway
Prothrombin Time (PT)
Common Pathway
Convert Fibrinogen to Fibrin
Stabilizes the Platelet Plug
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Vitamin K
Dark Green Leafy Vegetables
Synthesized by Intestinal Flora
Activated by Epoxide Reductase
Gamma Carboxylation of Glutamate
Activation of Clotting Factors II, VII, IX, X, Protein C and S
Deficiency with Broad Spectrum Antibiotics
Neonatal Hemorrhage with Increased PT and aPTT
Warfarin is a Vitamin K Antagonist
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Vitamin K1 (Phytonadione)
Synthesizes Clotting Factors II, VII, IX, X
Newborn Prophylaxis
Bleeding from Warfarin Overdose
Side Effects
Cardiac Arrest
Bile Salts required for Intestinal Absorption
Increased Risks with IV Administration
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Heparin Mechanisms
Mechanism of Action
Short Half-life
Antithrombin Activation Cofactor
Decrease Thrombin, Factor Xa
Side Effects
Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT)
Protamine Sulfate
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