FIVE THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT...Emergency reversal of warfarin anticoagulation

Lin, Yulia; Callum, Jeannie
December 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/14/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 18, p2004
Academic Journal
The article presents a reprint of the article "Emergency reversal of warfarin anticoagulation," by Yulia Lina and Jeannie Callum, which appeared at www.cmaj.ca It explores the five factors to consider in conducting warfarin anticoagulation, which is required when a patient has suffered major bleeding. Furthermore, a chart is also presented that depicts the characteristics of prothrombin complex concentrate and frozen plasma.


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