TITLE

Risk assessment for bleeding during warfarin therapy

AUTHOR(S)
Kuritzky, Louis
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Internal Medicine Alert;12/15/2010 Supplement, p183
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the role of the HAS-BLED stratification tool in evaluating one-year risk of bleeding in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) who were undergoing warfarin therapy.
ACCESSION #
57803289

 

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