Assessment of patients’ warfarin knowledge and anticoagulation control at a joint physician- and pharmacist-managed clinic in China

@inproceedings{Li2018AssessmentOP,
  title={Assessment of patients’ warfarin knowledge and anticoagulation control at a joint physician- and pharmacist-managed clinic in China},
  author={Xingang Li and Shusen Sun and Qiaoyu Wang and Buxing Chen and Zhigang Zhao and Xiaowei Xu},
  booktitle={Patient preference and adherence},
  year={2018}
}
Purpose Warfarin is a widely used anticoagulant with a narrow therapeutic index, and it requires close monitoring and adequate patient education. We aimed to assess the knowledge level regarding warfarin therapy among its users and to identify the factors that significantly influence anticoagulation control. Patients and methods Patients attending the Warfarin Clinic at the Beijing Tiantan Hospital were enrolled in this study. Patients' knowledge on warfarin was assessed using a validated… CONTINUE READING