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Inappropriate prescriptions of direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) in hospitalized patients: a narrative review.

van der Horst SFB, van Rein N, van Mens TE, et al. Inappropriate prescriptions of direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) in hospitalized patients: a narrative review. Thromb Res. 2023;231:135-140. doi:10.1016/j.thromres.2023.03.007.

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May 10, 2023
van der Horst SFB, van Rein N, van Mens TE, et al. Thromb Res. 2023;231:135-140.
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Although direct-acting oral anti-coagulants (DOACs) are considered safer than warfarin, DOAC dosing is complex and can lead to medication errors. This narrative review discusses the clinical consequences of potentially inappropriate inpatient prescribing of DOACs and how pharmacists and anticoagulant stewardship programs can optimize inpatient DOAC treatment.

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van der Horst SFB, van Rein N, van Mens TE, et al. Inappropriate prescriptions of direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) in hospitalized patients: a narrative review. Thromb Res. 2023;231:135-140. doi:10.1016/j.thromres.2023.03.007.

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