Point of care monitoring of oral anticoagulant therapy in children: comparison of CoaguChek Plus and Thrombotest methods with venous international normalised ratio.

@article{Ignjatovic2004PointOC,
  title={Point of care monitoring of oral anticoagulant therapy in children: comparison of CoaguChek Plus and Thrombotest methods with venous international normalised ratio.},
  author={Vera Ignjatovic and Chris Barnes and Fiona Newall and Simone Hamilton and Janet Burgess and Paul Monagle},
  journal={Thrombosis and haemostasis},
  year={2004},
  volume={92 4},
  pages={734-7}
}
This paper reports the outcome of a research protocol aimed at optimising warfarin monitoring in a tertiary pediatric centre. The Thrombotest INR was the standard monitoring test employed to manage oral anticoagulant therapy in children at the Royal Children's Hospital (RCH), Melbourne. This study compares the results of this standard method to the novel… CONTINUE READING