Pharmacy-managed anticoagulation: Assessment of in-hospital efficacy and evaluation of financial impact and community acceptance

@article{Donovan2006PharmacymanagedAA,
  title={Pharmacy-managed anticoagulation: Assessment of in-hospital efficacy and evaluation of financial impact and community acceptance},
  author={Jennifer L. Donovan and Julie A. Drake and Peter Whittaker and Maichi T. Tran},
  journal={Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis},
  year={2006},
  volume={22},
  pages={23-30}
}
Background: The dangers of thrombosis are well known and yet current therapy presents a paradox; effective methods of pharmacological anticoagulation are available, but underemployed. The risks associated with the use of anticoagulants, especially warfarin, and the requirement of meticulous dosing with subsequent vigilant monitoring provides some explanation for this discrepancy. Efforts have been made to address this incongruity and increase anticoagulation treatment while mitigating… CONTINUE READING

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