Items Tagged ‘coumadin’

September 12, 2014

Reversing Anti-coagulation: Part 1 – Warfarin (Coumadin)

By Cameron Wangsgard, M.D. Cameron Wangsgard, M.D. (@cwangsgard)

  Recognition of anticoagulant use in the setting of intracranial hemorrhage, GI bleed, etc is important to note as it is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. We initiate immediate medical therapy to reverse anticoagulant effects in hopes of decreasing the severity of hemorrhage or promote hemostasis.

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Tags: anticoagulation, coumadin, pharmacology, warfarin

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