New anticoagulants for the cardiovascular patient 1e new oral anticoagulants a practical guide for physicians abstract new oral anticoagulants noacs are an alternative for vitamin k antagonists vkas to prevent stroke in patients with non valvular atrial fibrillation af unlike vkas these. We hope that by providing new anticoagulant options for patients with atrial fibrillation more patients will be protected against devastating strokes post marketing assessment. This review discusses the new anticoagulants such as dabigatran edoxaban rivaroxaban and apixaban and provides practical and easy to use algorithms for application in the clinical routine specially focused on af prophylaxis finally vkas remain the first line anticoagulant for patients with mechanical heart valves or rheumatic heart . Education and practice gaps on atrial fibrillation and anticoagulation a survey of cardiovascular nurses n 41 stated that some patients may be offered new anticoagulants 59 n to ensure quality of care for patients with af receiving anticoagulation cardiovascular nurses need to be able to provide accurate . Anticoagulation medication patient information new oral anticoagulation medications 10 definitions 12 where to find more information 12 anticoagulation medication reduces blood clotting atrial fibrillation or flutter irregular heart beat
How it works:
1. Register a Free 1 month Trial Account.
2. Download as many books as you like ( Personal use )
3. No Commitment. Cancel anytime.
4. Join Over 100.000 Happy Readers.
5. That's it. What you waiting for? Sign Up and Get Your Books.