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Coumadin

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Regulating Blood Thinners

One of the most unpredictable drugs that we prescribe as physicians is the blood thinner warfarin, well known as coumadin. 

11/12/2012

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VTE Prophylaxis

VTE prophylaxis is the medical term for preventing blood clots which often come as a result of surgery or prolonged bed rest.

08/06/2012

Monitoring Blood Thinners May Be Safely Done at Home

Monitoring blood thinners, such as Coumadin, has usually been done in a clinical setting but at-home monitoring systems – not unlike those used by diabetics to monitor blood sugar levels – may be safe and effective.

10/25/2010