Accuracy and clinical usefulness of the CoaguChek S and XS Point of Care devices when starting warfarin in a hospital outreach setting.

@article{SobierajTeague2009AccuracyAC,
  title={Accuracy and clinical usefulness of the CoaguChek S and XS Point of Care devices when starting warfarin in a hospital outreach setting.},
  author={Magdalena Sobieraj-Teague and Dolly Daniel and Barbara Farrelly and Douglas W Coghlan and Alexander Gallus},
  journal={Thrombosis research},
  year={2009},
  volume={123 6},
  pages={909-13}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess clinical usefulness of CoaguChek S and XS monitors to measure International Normalised Ratio (INR) when starting warfarin in community patients. METHODS INR in consecutive patients starting warfarin plus enoxaparin was measured in the laboratory and on capillary blood at home using CoaguChek S or XS point of care (POC) devices. INR was measured daily until >2.0 for 2 consecutive readings. Linear regression and Bland Altman plots were derived to compare POC with laboratory… CONTINUE READING

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