Effect of an interactive voice response system on oral anticoagulant management
- WARFARIN SODIUM DERIVATIVE: (COUMADINÂ® SODIUM). Shapiro, Shepard // Angiology;Aug1953, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p380
A new hypoprothrombinemia-inducing agent CoumarinÂ® Sodium (warfarin sodium derivative) is described. It is soluble in water and can be administered intravenously. Its characteristics, dosage and the reasons for its advantages over the other 4-hydroxycoumarin anticoagulant drugs now in current...
- Does adding vitamin K to warlarin improve anticoagulation control? // Journal of Family Practice;Apr2008, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p221
The article discusses the implication of adding Vitamin K to warfarin in improving the occurrence of anticoagulation in adults in the U.S. Research shows that supplementation of Vitamin K help control anticoagulation in warfarin-treated patients with unexplained unstable anticoagulation. The...
- Warfarin reversal. // Journal of Clinical Pathology;Nov2004, Vol. 57 Issue 11, p1132
Warfarin is the most commonly used oral anticoagulant in the UK. It is associated with few side effects apart from haemorrhage. The most appropriate way to reverse the anticoagulant effect of warfarin depends on the clinical circumstances. In serious bleeding, rapid reversal is required, whereas...
- A profit-thinner. Becker, Cinda // Modern Healthcare;7/25/2005, Vol. 35 Issue 30, p32
Discusses issues concerning anticoagulant drug warfarin. Information on the anticoagulation management service at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan; Use of warfarin; Result of clinical trials on Ximelagatran conducted by AstraZeneca.
- Shifting Paradigms in Oral Anticoagulation Management. Nutescu, Edith A.; Bauman, Jerry L. // Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology & Therapeutics;Sep2004, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p149
Considers the developments in oral anticoagulation management. Purpose of using oral anticoagulants; Limitations of using warfarin as an anticoagulant; Role of oral direct thrombin inhibitors in improving the limitations of vitamin K antagonists; Advantages of using ximelagatran compared with...
- Marevan. // Royal Society of Medicine: Medicines;2002, p347
This article presents information on Marevan, a proprietary, prescription-only preparation of the synthetic anticoagulant warfarin sodium. It can be used to prevent clot formation in heart disease, following heart surgery, to prevent venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. It is available as...
- Independent Nurse: Clinical Top 50 - Oral anticoagulation. Provan, Drew // GP: General Practitioner;12/2/2005, p121
This article reports that therapeutic anticoagulation is increasing by 20 percent each year. By 1996, more than 300,000 British patients required oral anticoagulation. It is informed that warfarin is the preferred oral anticoagulant; phenindione is used in cases of warfarin allergy. Oral...
- warfarin potassium. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2341
A definition of the term "warfarin potassium" is presented. It refers to an anticoagulant drug.
- Dabigatran (PradaxaÂ®): surgeon's friend or foe? Syyed, N.; Ansell, M.; Sood, V. // British Dental Journal;12/5/2014, Vol. 217 Issue 11, p623
All clinicians, whether in primary or secondary care settings, are likely to encounter patients on this new anticoagulant. Therefore, it is imperative that clinicians are aware of the risks and benefits associated with dabigatran.