Balancing risk versus benefit: The elderly patient's perspective on warfarin therapy

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dc.contributor.author Bajorek, Beata en_US
dc.contributor.author Ogle, S J en_US
dc.contributor.author Duguid, M J en_US
dc.contributor.author Shenfield, G M en_US
dc.contributor.author Krass, I en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-10T06:09:22Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-10T06:09:22Z
dc.date.issued 2009 en_US
dc.identifier 2010004364 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Bajorek Beata et al. 2009, 'Balancing risk versus benefit: The elderly patient's perspective on warfarin therapy', Centro de Investigaciones y Publicaciones Farmaceuticas, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 113-123. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1886-3655 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/17002
dc.description.abstract Warfarin therapy is underused in the target at-risk elderly population. Clinicians perceive that older patients are reluctant to use this therapy, however the perspective of patients or their carers has yet to be explored. Objective: To explore in-depth the perspectives of elderly patients and/or their carers regarding the use of warfarin therapy. Method: A qualitative study, using semi-structured group interviews was undertaken. The audio-taped discussions were transcribed verbatim, then thematically analysed to identify emergent themes. Group discussions were conducted at a major Sydney teaching hospital, over a 2-month period. Individuals aged 65 years or older (and/or their carers) who were using long-term ( 6 months) warfarin therapy were recruited by voluntary response to study flyers. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Centro de Investigaciones y Publicaciones Farmaceuticas en_US
dc.title Balancing risk versus benefit: The elderly patient's perspective on warfarin therapy en_US
dc.parent Pharmacy Practice en_US
dc.journal.volume 7 en_US
dc.journal.number 2 en_US
dc.publocation Spain en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 113 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 123 en_US
dc.cauo.name GSH.Pharmacy en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 111500 en_US
dc.personcode 112624 en_US
dc.personcode 0000069552 en_US
dc.personcode 0000069553 en_US
dc.personcode 0000069551 en_US
dc.personcode 0000069554 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Aged; Attitude to health; Australia; Qualitative research; Warfarin en_US
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