TITLE

Joint Commission's requirements for warfarin dosing guidelines

AUTHOR(S)
Rich, Darryl S.
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;9/15/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 18, p1557
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article the author discusses the aspects of regulations on warfarin dosing by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (Joint Commission). He describes that the Joint Commission's revised National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) 3E provides strict specifications on nomograms, medical policies and applicable regulations on dosage of warfarin. He comments that NPSG aims to promote health facilities to maintain written protocols for anticoagulation therapy.
ACCESSION #
53433401

 

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