[Level of understanding of patients on anticoagulants at a health centre: relationship of this and monitoring of therapy].

@article{Medina2003LevelOU,
  title={[Level of understanding of patients on anticoagulants at a health centre: relationship of this and monitoring of therapy].},
  author={R de Felipe Medina},
  journal={Atencion primaria},
  year={2003},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={
          101-5
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To ascertain the level of understanding that patients taking oral anti-coagulants (OAC) and monitored at a primary care centre have of their treatment and to relate this to the monitoring of the therapy. DESIGN Descriptive study lasting one year. SETTING Pintores Health Centre, Parla. Area 10. PARTICIPANTS Adult patients in treatment for at least 6 months with OAC treatment and monitored in PC. Method. Patients took a 9-question test. The replies were evaluated, with points… CONTINUE READING