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Direct oral anticoagulants: new drugs with practical problems. How can nurses help prevent patient harm?

Barras MA, Hughes D, Ullner M. Direct oral anticoagulants: New drugs with practical problems. How can nurses help prevent patient harm? Nurs Health Sci. 2016;18(3):408-11. doi:10.1111/nhs.12263.

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March 9, 2016
Barras MA, Hughes D, Ullner M. Nurs Health Sci. 2016;18(3):408-11.

Anticoagulants are high-alert medications that require regular monitoring and adjustments to ensure prescriptions are safe for patients. This commentary discusses how multidisciplinary team management for patients using oral anticoagulants can help reduce risk of adverse events.

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Barras MA, Hughes D, Ullner M. Direct oral anticoagulants: New drugs with practical problems. How can nurses help prevent patient harm? Nurs Health Sci. 2016;18(3):408-11. doi:10.1111/nhs.12263.