Friday, 21 October 2016 19:39

Anticoagulation news items. Weeks commencing 17th October 2016

AF patients with no schooling benefit least from anticoagulants

European Heart Journal

Survey of more than 1100 patients with atrial fibrillation found those with no schooling missed treatment targets more often, were less aware of bleeding
risks, and did not know they could continue normal daily activities (for example drive, play sports and travel by plane).

 

 

The above records have been identified by UKMi and feature in the NICE Medicines Awareness Service. Further details on this service can be found at:

http://www.evidence.nhs.uk/about-evidence-services/content-and-sources/medicines-information/new-medicines-awareness-services