Journal Article
Study

Potentially unintended discontinuation of long-term medication use after elective surgical procedures.

Bell CM, Bajcar J, Bierman AS, Li P, Mamdani MM, Urbach DR. Archives of internal medicine. 2006;166:2525-31.

The researchers analyzed medical records of patients whose long-term medication use may have been compromised after elective procedures and found that patients who were prescribed warfarin therapy were particularly at risk.