Quality of anticoagulation control: do race and language matter?

  title={Quality of anticoagulation control: do race and language matter?},
  author={Vijay Kumar Bhandari and Frances M Wang and Andrew B Bindman and Dean Schillinger},
  journal={Journal of health care for the poor and underserved},
  volume={19 1},
No studies have evaluated the quality of anticoagulation control among populations characterized by low socioeconomic status, diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds, or limited English proficiency. We conducted a retrospective cohort study to evaluate the effects of race/ethnicity and language on anticoagulation outcomes among patients (N=864) receiving continuous anticoagulation services at a university-affiliated public hospital. White/non-Hispanic patients made up 24%, Asian/Pacific Islanders… CONTINUE READING

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