Items in FPM on Topic: Heart disease
Understanding the Risks of Medical Interventions - Improving Patient Care
Improving Anticoagulation Management at the Point of Care - Feature
ABSTRACT: Many physicians and other providers attempt therapeutic warfarin oversight without regularly scheduled anticoagulation appointments. Studies show that the risk of major bleeding or thromboembolic events due to warfarin therapy is between 2 percent and 12 percent per year. Point-of-care anticoagulation devices are convenient for patients and physicians and allow for patient-focused anticoagulation care.
Reducing Risks for Patients Receiving Warfarin - Feature
Weighing the Risks and Benefits of Clinical Interventions - Improving Patient Care
Providing Consistent Care With Standardized Admission Orders - Feature