12. Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)

  1. Sheila A. Alexander RN, PhD
  1. Alice E. Davis

Published Online: 31 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118704950.ch12

Evidence-Based Nursing Care for Stroke and Neurovascular Conditions

Evidence-Based Nursing Care for Stroke and Neurovascular Conditions

How to Cite

Davis, A. E. (2012) Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS), in Evidence-Based Nursing Care for Stroke and Neurovascular Conditions (ed S. A. Alexander), John Wiley & Sons, Inc.,, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118704950.ch12

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 28 NOV 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470958759

Online ISBN: 9781118704950

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • Anticardiolipin antibody (aCL);
  • Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS);
  • APS medications;
  • Lupus anticoagulant (LA);
  • Microangiopathic antiphospholipid syndrome (MAPS);
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE);
  • Thrombocytopenia;
  • Thrombosis;
  • Venereal Disease Research Laboratory (VDRL)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Historical Perspective

  • Defining APS

  • Types

  • Pathogenesis

  • Prevalence

  • Laboratory Testing

  • Clinical Manifestations

  • Approach to Diagnosis

  • Treatment

  • Summary

  • References