Know How to Manage Antithrombotics Around Emergent Colonoscopies

You'll face questions about antithrombotic use before and after emergent colonoscopies.

Many inpatient colonoscopies are performed to evaluate a lower GI bleed...and patients will likely be NPO. But holding and restarting antithrombotics in patients at high clot or bleeding risk can be tricky.

Consider some rules of thumb.

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