Evaluation of warfarin dosing by pharmacists for elderly medical in-patients

@article{Burns2004EvaluationOW,
  title={Evaluation of warfarin dosing by pharmacists for elderly medical in-patients},
  author={Naomi Burns},
  journal={Pharmacy World and Science},
  year={2004},
  volume={26},
  pages={232-237}
}
Setting: Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust (BSUH). Method: Two wards at Brighton General Hospital were under pharmacist-control of warfarin dosing and three wards remained under the care of doctors. Data was collected for 11 months and a total of 33 patients were recruited into each arm. Results: Pharmacists prescribed more appropriate loading and maintenance doses (according to the Trust’s Prescribing Guidelines) compared to doctors. This resulted in more patients reaching… CONTINUE READING

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