Anticoagulation control in hospitalised patients on warfarin

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dc.contributor.author Su, E Y en_US
dc.contributor.author Naganathan, V en_US
dc.contributor.author Fallah, H en_US
dc.contributor.author Bajorek, Beata en_US
dc.contributor.author Mclachlan, A J en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-10T06:09:41Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-10T06:09:41Z
dc.date.issued 2008 en_US
dc.identifier 2010004367 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Su E Y et al. 2008, 'Anticoagulation control in hospitalised patients on warfarin', Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia, vol. 38, no. 4, pp. 292-295. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1445-937X en_US
dc.identifier.other C1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/17099
dc.description.abstract Background: Anticoagulation control is a strong predictor of clinical outcomes for patients on warfarin. Aim: To identify instances of excessive anticoagulation in hospitalised patients on warfarin and to determine the causes of international normalised ratios (INRs) of 5 and above and the management strategies used to correct it. Method: An observational descriptive study undertaken at a teaching hospital over a 3-month period. Data were reviewed prospectively and retrospectively to measure the percentage of time patients were maintained within their target INR range while in hospital and to identify cases of excessive anticoagulation. Patients were divided into a control group (INR < 5) and a high INR group (INR . 5). Possible causes of INRs of 5 and above and its management strategies were recorded. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia en_US
dc.title Anticoagulation control in hospitalised patients on warfarin en_US
dc.parent Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research en_US
dc.journal.volume 38 en_US
dc.journal.number 4 en_US
dc.publocation Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 292 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 295 en_US
dc.cauo.name GSH.Pharmacy en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 111500 en_US
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dc.personcode 112624 en_US
dc.personcode 0000069537 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
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