Anticoagulant therapy monitoring with international normalized ratio at US academic health centers.

@article{Yim1996AnticoagulantTM,
  title={Anticoagulant therapy monitoring with international normalized ratio at US academic health centers.},
  author={J M Yim and Gregory W. Albers and Peter H. Vlasses},
  journal={The Annals of pharmacotherapy},
  year={1996},
  volume={30 12},
  pages={1390-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the extent of incorporation of international normalized ratio (INR) reporting in US academic hospitals. DESIGN Survey of academic hospital clinical laboratories in January 1995. SETTING/PARTICIPANTS Fifty-eight academic hospital clinical laboratories at institutions that are members of the University Health System Consortium. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES The methods for monitoring oral anticoagulant therapy at the surveyed laboratories were determined. The extent of reporting… CONTINUE READING