Oral anticoagulant treatment in a medical care district--a descriptive study.

@article{Jansson1995OralAT,
  title={Oral anticoagulant treatment in a medical care district--a descriptive study.},
  author={Joakim Jansson and G{\"o}ran Westman and Kurt Boman and Torbj{\"o}rn K. Nilsson and B O Norberg},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of primary health care},
  year={1995},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={268-74}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe how oral anticoagulant therapy is performed in a defined catchment area in order to improve the quality of care. DESIGN Two study periods of 8 weeks were compared with reference to monitoring sites, i.e. hospital departments and primary health care centres. SETTING The health care district of Umeå in northern Sweden, with 125,300 inhabitants. PARTICIPANTS Patients on oral anticoagulant therapy at the department of Internal Medicine, Umeå University Hospital, in 1987… CONTINUE READING