High INR on warfarin

Reddy, Udaya, Mallepaddi, Nageswara Rao and Chevassut, Timothy J (2015) High INR on warfarin. BMJ, 350. h1282-h1282. ISSN 0959-8138

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Clarify the warfarin dose that the patient is taking, and check for co-existing problems (such as liver disease or cancer), dietary changes, and intake of alcohol and other drugs that may increase risk of bleeding or affect international normalised ratio control.

Urgently refer all patients with suspected intracranial or gastrointestinal bleeding to secondary care.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: Brighton and Sussex Medical School > Clinical and Experimental Medicine
Research Centres and Groups: Haematology Research Group
Depositing User: Nikoleta Kiapidou
Date Deposited: 30 Jun 2015 12:46
Last Modified: 18 May 2021 15:00
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/55057

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