Dhinsa, B and Khan, WS and Tailor, H (2011) Management of anticoagulation therapy in the perioperative patient. J Perioper Pract , 21 (8) 279 - 283.
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With the increasing use of oral anticoagulation therapy the appropriate management of perioperative anticoagulation is of surgical importance. There is a delicate balance between the risk of a perioperative thromboembolic event and the risk of operative bleeding from anticoagulation. Whilst there are a range of options available to the clinician, there appears to be no precise agreement about how to best manage this problem.
|Title:||Management of anticoagulation therapy in the perioperative patient.|
|Keywords:||Anticoagulants, Blood Loss, Surgical, Humans, Perioperative Nursing, Risk Assessment, Thromboembolism|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences > Surgery and Interventional Science (Division of)|
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