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Managing Oral Anticoagulation Therapy
Clinical and Operational Guidelines
Third edition
edited by Jack E. Ansell

Managing Oral Anticoagulation Therapy: Clinical and Operational Guidelines, 3rd edition provides the resources and information to enhance the care of patients receiving oral anticoagulation therapy. Written by a diverse and multidisciplinary group of health care professionals with hands-on experience, this book focuses on the anticoagulation management service—a model of anticoagulation care that is systematic, organized, and coordinated. All aspects of development and implementation of this care model are addressed.

Features and Benefits

  • Unique collection of articles on the use of oral anticoagulants
  • Guidelines and flow sheets used in anticoagulation programs
  • Decrease complications, hospitalizations, and emergency department use related to anticoagulation therapy
  • Increase patient satisfaction and improve quality of life
  • Policy and procedure examples

Contents

  1. The value of an anticoagulation management service
  2. Guidelines for the development of an anticoagulation management service
  3. Developing a business plan for an anticoagulation management service
  4. Staffing considerations for an anticoagulation management service
  5. Guidelines for anticoagulation provider certification
  6. Managing anticoagulation information
  7. Patient education
  8. Reimbursement basics for anticoagulation services: coverage, payment, and coding
  9. Improving the quality of anticoagulation therapy management
  10. Developing an inpatient anticoagulation service
  11. Blood coagulation, thrombosis, antithrombotics, and hypercoagulable states
  12. The prothrombin time: origins, performance, interpretation, standardization, and quality
  13. Point-of-care INR monitors
  14. Cardiovascular indications for oral anticoagulation
  15. Anticoagulation in special conditions
  16. Pharmacology of warfarin and related anticoagulants
  17. Pharmacogenetics and anticoagulation therapy
  18. Initiation and maintenance dosing of warfarin and monitoring the INR
  19. Factors that influence warfarin effect
  20. Bleeding and other adverse events with anticoagulation therapy
  21. Perioperative management of anticoagulation therapy beefore and after surgery
  22. Point-of-care INR monitoring
  23. New oral anticoagulants and the future of anticoagulant therapy

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Managing Oral Anticoagulation Therapy
Clinical and Operational Guidelines
Third edition
edited by Jack E. Ansell

2010 • 656 pages • $264.95 + shipping
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