New oral anticoagulants for atrial fibrillation.

@article{Spinler2012NewOA,
  title={New oral anticoagulants for atrial fibrillation.},
  author={Sarah A. Spinler and Valerie Shafir},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2012},
  volume={126 1},
  pages={133-7}
}
Case 1A: A 68-year-old man with a past medical history of atrial fibrillation (AF), hypertension, and type 2 diabetes mellitus has been on anticoagulation therapy with warfarin for 6 years. The patient’s target international normalized ratio (INR) is 2.0 to 3.0. The patient has been managed by a pharmacist-run anticoagulation clinic, and his recent warfarin doses and INR values are shown in Table 1. He has had no bleeding or thrombotic complications. His current medications include warfarin… CONTINUE READING