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Top 3 things to know about hypercoagulable states

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Reading audience: Medical students

Hypercoagulable states includes factor V leiden, antiphospholipid syndrome, and other hereditary disorders, as well as acquired thrombophilia. Here is a list of resources you can use to review this topic for the USMLE Step 1.

1. Overview at Cleveland Clinic , Wikipedia, American Heart Association, eMedicine , UptoDate, and other resources.

2. Hypercoagulable state MCQs can be found at Moodle , Google Books. There are actually very few of these resources online.

3. Books that have good review material for hypercoagulable states includes Pocket Medicine and First Aid for the USMLE Step 1.

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