Anticoagulation management clinics for the outpatient control of oral anticoagulants.

@article{Ansell1998AnticoagulationMC,
  title={Anticoagulation management clinics for the outpatient control of oral anticoagulants.},
  author={Jack Ansell},
  journal={Current opinion in pulmonary medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={4 4},
  pages={215-9}
}
  • Jack Ansell
  • Published 1998 in Current opinion in pulmonary medicine
Oral anticoagulant therapy has a high risk-benefit profile and is labor intensive to manage. A better understanding of the indications for anticoagulation and of prothrombin time monitoring has led to improved outcomes. The development of anticoagulation management services has also improved the overall management of anticoagulation and the resulting clinical outcomes. By reducing adverse events, anticoagulation management services also result in more cost-effective therapy. Although these… CONTINUE READING