Self-testing and self-management of oral anticoagulation therapy in children.

  title={Self-testing and self-management of oral anticoagulation therapy in children.},
  author={Thomas Decker Christensen and Torben Bjerregaard Larsen and Vibeke Elisabeth Hjortdal},
  journal={Thrombosis and haemostasis},
  volume={106 3},
Children and adolescents on oral anticoagulation therapy (OAT) present special challenges in terms of rapid fluctuations in International Normalised Ratio (INR) values, interruption in daily life due to frequent hospital/doctor visits, and difficulties and pain in the performance of venepuncture. Optimised management of OAT improves the quality of treatment, potentially accomplished by new methods such as patient self-testing (PST) and patient self-management (PSM). A review was performed… CONTINUE READING

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