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Search results for "Anticoagulants"
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. April 8, 2010;15:1-3.
Journal Article > Commentary
Anticoagulation patient safety goal compliance at a university health system: methods for achieving the goal.
Franco AC, Maxwell P, Green K, Barthol C. Hosp Pharm. 2009;44:776-780, 784.
This article explains how an academic health care system launched an initiative to accomplish the anticoagulation therapy National Patient Safety Goal.
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Susan C. Fagan, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP; April 2005
A patient with presumed stroke is given tPA before the results of her coagulation studies are known. Five minutes later, the lab reports that the INR was elevatedan absolute contraindication to thrombolytic therapy.