Anticoagulation control in hospitalised patients on warfarin

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dc.contributor.author Su, E
dc.contributor.author Naganathan, V
dc.contributor.author Fallah, H
dc.contributor.author Bajorek, B
dc.contributor.author McLachlan, A
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-10T06:09:41Z
dc.date.issued 2008-01
dc.identifier.citation Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research, 2008, 38 (4), pp. 292 - 295
dc.identifier.issn 1445-937X
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.
dc.publisher Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1016/j.cjca.2012.09.021
dc.subject NA, Pharmacology & Pharmacy
dc.subject NA; Pharmacology & Pharmacy
dc.title Anticoagulation control in hospitalised patients on warfarin
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research
dc.journal.volume 4
dc.journal.volume 38
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 1115 Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences
dc.personcode 0000069600 en_US
dc.personcode 0000069601 en_US
dc.personcode 0000069602 en_US
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
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords NA en_US
dc.description.keywords NA
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Graduate School of Health
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Health Services and Practice Research


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